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Karen Karbo

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Julia Child Rules: Lessons on Savoring Life (2013)
3.6 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: This was a curious read. At times, I was really bored when it became more about the author's childhood and her lack of interest in cooking. What did keep me reading was the interesting life of Julia Child. She is a fascinating, fastidious(in the culinary sense) person who truly e...
The Gospel According to Coco Chanel: Life Lessons from the World's Most Elegant Woman (2009)
3.46 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: This book reads more like a blog than nonfiction, but I happened to enjoy the author's style/persona, so it didn't end up bothering me. As other reviewers have mentioned, it's more about the person of Chanel and how she approached life to achieve what she did, rather than the br...
How Georgia Became O'Keeffe: Lessons on the Art of Living (2011)
3.7 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: I've read a lot about O'Keeffe's life, so I didn't learn much new from reading this book, which was chosen by my book club. But to be fair, this was not advertised as a difinitive scholarly biography. The structure was intriguing. The author grouped anecdotes about O'Keeffe's lif...
How Georgia Became O'Keefe: Lessons on the Art of Living (2012)
3.7 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: A quick, fun way to learn more about Georgia. Karbo has a good time relating Georgia's activities to her own life and to that of a modern woman. The book left me with an incredible respect for the way O'Keeffe chose to live while leaving me with a tender feeling for her vulnera...
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