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Between the Covers: The Book Babes' Guide to a Woman's by Margo Hammond

By Margo Hammond

With wit and knowledge, the bibliophile’s Ebert & Roeper suggest greater than six hundred books in response to what ladies care approximately so much. among the Covers is equipped round their wide-ranging curiosity—about themselves, family and friends, the bigger world—and their issues, from well-being to intercourse to coping with their funds. With such sections as “Babes we adore” (Role types genuine and Imagined), “The Babe within” (Focusing on physique and Soul), and “Love, intercourse & moment Chances,” this precise number of fiction and nonfiction displays how ladies particularly learn.

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In search of our own voices, the Babes are guided by the three Rs—reading, ’riting, reflecting. Use good books like the ones we suggest to feed your thoughts. Combine them with keeping a journal, if that helps. ) Thanks to science, we now know that depression has to do with serotonin levels, and soon the human genome will be mapped to the last eyelash. But health is more than the sum of these parts.

Qxd 8/29/08 11:07 AM Page 31 Ages & Stages around. Given the range of fiction and poetry she has produced in the past four decades, the Babes couldn’t decide which deserved to be singled out. So this is our way of recommending Atwood’s work: by the bunch. ~ Ellen too closely with any particular subculture, you put yourself at risk, she says. Millner has no problem with trying on different personas. ” 10. Things I Want My Daughters to Know: A Small Book About the Big Issues in Life by Alexandra Stoddard.

In this doorstop of a novel, the scenes of excessive drunkenness and mindless hooking up at the fictional Dupont University may be exaggerated (although Wolfe, a former journalist, heavily researches his fiction). But the class differences he underscores are not. ” The elite classmates who corrupt her already know they are special. They can afford to waste their time in school. 9. The Golden Road: Notes on My Gentrification by Caille Millner. From drug dealers in the ’hood to limousine liberals at Harvard, Millner covered a broader than usual range of values and personality types during her teen years.

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