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Enchantment: The Life of Audrey Hepburn
3.86
liked it
This biography was not as flattering as other Hepburn biographies have been. It separates the Audrey Myth from the Audrey Reality or attempts to. Ther ...more
Aug 2007
Aug 08, 2007
 
The Films of John Cassavetes: Pragmatism, Modernism, and the Movies
4.23
it was amazing
I carried this book around in my bag for several years! It's ratty looking but all the pages are there and I still love it, finding myself re-reading ...more
not set
Jun 20, 2007
 
Walden
3.80
it was amazing
Simplify,simplify! I read this book about once a year I read parts of it once a month. I constantly refer to it for various reasons. I think it's cool ...more
Jun 1984
Jun 20, 2007
 
Girl Show: Into the Canvas World of Bump and Grind
3.88
really liked it
This book gives the entire history of the girl show from the birth of Burlesque in Athens to modern day stripping.
not set
Jul 01, 2008
 
A Year Without Made in China: One Family's True Life Adventure in the Global Economy
3.06
did not like it
This book was trite. It could have been better but the epiphanies were thin. The author went on and on about how gorgeous her husband was. Where was t ...more
Sep 2007
Aug 08, 2007
 
The Secret Life of the Lonely Doll: The Search for Dare Wright
4.05
it was amazing
I thought J. Nathan's book is as accurate a biography as you can read on the mysterious Dare Wright.
Mar 19, 2010
Mar 20, 2010
 
Pad: The Guide to Ultra-Living
4.17
it was amazing
Pad and Pad Parties are my bible pt1 and pt2. If I were stuck on a deserted island I would pine for these two books more than television, or movies or ...more
not set
Jun 20, 2007
 
Dishes from the Wild Horse Desert: Norteo Cooking of South Texas
4.12
really liked it
This cookbook offers much insight and history to the Wild Horse Desert of Texas through the author's personal accounts and recollections. It isn't an ...more
Apr 15, 2010
Jan 05, 2010
 
Service and Style: How the American Department Store Fashioned the Middle Class
3.69
it was amazing
If you want to know how things used to be before the malls and big box stores then read this book. The author breaks it all down socially, economicall ...more
not set
Sep 13, 2007
 
City Room
3.91
really liked it
Arthur Gelb worked for the New York Times for 45 years, these are his memoirs. If you enjoy reading Americana, you'll love this book. I wish I could r ...more
not set
Jul 01, 2008
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