"Short Stories: Five Decades": While this whole book is great, I love it most for the story "The Girls in Their Summer Dresses," which, among other things, captures that moment when the weather turns warm for the first time in New York and women break out their summer fashions for the first time. I first read this when a friend sent it to me after I told him I always go out and buy a new dress at this time of year, purely for the ceremony of it.

"Short Stories: Five Decades": While this whole book is great, I love it most for the story "The Girls in Their Summer Dresses," which, among other things, captures that moment when the weather turns warm for the first time in New York and women break out their summer fashions for the first time. I first read this when a friend sent it to me after I told him I always go out and buy a new dress at this time of year, purely for the ceremony of it.

Delicate Edible Birds: And Other Stories

Delicate Edible Birds: And Other Stories

I recently finished Crosley's 'How Did You Get This Number'. I love her books but 'I Was Told There'd Be Cake' is by far still my favorite. I can't stop laughing when I read that book.

I recently finished Crosley's 'How Did You Get This Number'. I love her books but 'I Was Told There'd Be Cake' is by far still my favorite. I can't stop laughing when I read that book.

Very talented author spins an exciting murder mystery during the Hoocaust.

Very talented author spins an exciting murder mystery during the Hoocaust.

"The Stones of Summer"

The Stones of Summer

"The Stones of Summer"

Novels by comic book creators...

Novels by comic book creators...

Great first book in a series by Jacqueline Winspear!  A rags to riches story of a female PI in early 20th century Britain.  Note a very realistic portrait of the experience of WWI and its aftereffects on both the inner life and the life of an entire nation.  Sweet characters, vivid descriptions and a love interest.

Great first book in a series by Jacqueline Winspear! A rags to riches story of a female PI in early 20th century Britain. Note a very realistic portrait of the experience of WWI and its aftereffects on both the inner life and the life of an entire nation. Sweet characters, vivid descriptions and a love interest.

Review: In ‘Oh! You Pretty Things,’ Shanna Mahin Dishes on Hollywood Foibles - NYTimes.com

Review: In ‘Oh! You Pretty Things,’ Shanna Mahin Dishes on Hollywood Foibles

Review: In ‘Oh! You Pretty Things,’ Shanna Mahin Dishes on Hollywood Foibles - NYTimes.com

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