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Brookline Booksmith is pleased to announce that broadcasting legend Barbara Walters will be appearing at your favorite local independent bookstore on Thursday, May 22nd at 7pm.She will be signing copies of her best-selling book Audition from 7-9pm.If you would like to attend the signing, copies of Audition must be purchased through the Brookline Booksmith.
Can we just say that we're 100 pages into Anna Karenina, and now we're FINALLY fully able to vet Janet Malcolm's joke about Gossip Girl's Nate Archibald,
who she describes as "a kind of Vronsky manqué, with a grande-dame
Vronsky's, and a Navy-captain father who is 'a master sailor and
extremely handsome, but a little lacking in the hugs department."
Sylvia Plath loved her thesaurus so much that she called herself “Roget’s strumpet.