My Friend, J.K.

I talk a lot about books. I’ve read widely, written about the books that changed my life. Each July 31, though, I return to the most important series of my life, the books that started it all: Harry Potter. I grew up in the era of Harry Potter. I read Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s … Continue reading

New York Chic

Last night I read Jennifer L. Scott’s delightful Lessons from Madame Chic, a lifestyle book inspired by her study abroad program in Paris under the tutelage of Madame Chic, her host mother. Jennifer’s experience in Paris is strikingly similar to mine. In fact, if one were to change a few details (children, arrondisement, country retreat), … Continue reading