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The Best Books of 2013

The Best Books of 2013 There’s a theme to my favorite 2013 books I adored this year – many of them are set in New York City. Coincidence? Maybe. But there aren’t many places that offer as many settings, locations and slices of life. From a penthouse apartment on Park Avenue to a Greenwich Village brownstone …

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Women, Books and Prison

This summer, at my daughter’s suggestion, I started watching Orange is the New Black on Netflix. Pretty soon, I was hooked and binge-watched the entire season over the course of a few days. I was intrigued even further when I found out that this show about life in a woman’s prison is based on the true account of Piper …

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