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Trading Almonds for Fritos

Not long ago I read Change Your Brain, Change Your Body: Use Your Brain to Get and Keep the Body You Have Always Wanted.  This is a peppy little book with an agenda, to get the reader-in this case me-to

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Official Book Club Selection

Kathy Griffin is not for the faint hearted or the easily offended.  But she is funny in this foul mouthed tirade about growing up wanting to be a star and never quite making it.   She talks about Oprah and does

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Running With Scissors

You know, memoir is not court stenography. Memoir is not a video on YouTube. Memoir has a narrative. Memoirs, a good memoir, is a person’s experience, their memory, and how that experience mattered to them, emotionally and psychologically. Augusten Burroughs

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