JELL O Girls Book
Score: 3
From 4 Ratings

JELL O Girls


  • Author : Allie Rowbottom
  • Publisher : Little, Brown
  • Release Date : 2018-07-24
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 10 : 9780316510639

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JELL O Girls Book Description :

A "gorgeous" (New York Times) memoir that braids the evolution of one of America's most iconic branding campaigns with the stirring tales of the women who lived behind its facade - told by the inheritor of their stories. In 1899, Allie Rowbottom's great-great-great-uncle bought the patent to Jell-O from its inventor for $450. The sale would turn out to be one of the most profitable business deals in American history, and the generations that followed enjoyed immense privilege - but they were also haunted by suicides, cancer, alcoholism, and mysterious ailments. More than 100 years after that deal was struck, Allie's mother Mary was diagnosed with the same incurable cancer, a disease that had also claimed her own mother's life. Determined to combat what she had come to consider the "Jell-O curse" and her looming mortality, Mary began obsessively researching her family's past, determined to understand the origins of her illness and the impact on her life of Jell-O and the traditional American values the company championed. Before she died in 2015, Mary began to send Allie boxes of her research and notes, in the hope that her daughter might write what she could not. Jell-O Girls is the liberation of that story. A gripping examination of the dark side of an iconic American product and a moving portrait of the women who lived in the shadow of its fractured fortune, Jell-O Girls is a family history, a feminist history, and a story of motherhood, love and loss. In crystalline prose Rowbottom considers the roots of trauma not only in her own family, but in the American psyche as well, ultimately weaving a story that is deeply personal, as well as deeply connected to the collective female experience.

Jell o Girls Book
Score: 3
From 4 Ratings

Jell o Girls


  • Author : Allie Rowbottom
  • Publisher : Large Print Press
  • Release Date : 2019-09-04
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1432868233

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Jell o Girls Book Description :

A "gorgeous" (New York Times) memoir that braids the evolution of one of America's most iconic branding campaigns with the stirring tales of the women who lived behind its facade - told by the inheritor of their stories. A New York Times Editors' Choice One of People Magazine's Best Books of Summer An Amazon Best Book of the Month An Indie Next Pick A Real Simple Best Book of 2018 In 1899, Allie Rowbottom's great-great-great-uncle bought the patent to Jell-O from its inventor for $450. The sale would turn out to be one of the most profitable business deals in American history, and the generations that followed enjoyed immense privilege - but they were also haunted by suicides, cancer, alcoholism, and mysterious ailments. More than 100 years after that deal was struck, Allie's mother Mary was diagnosed with the same incurable cancer, a disease that had also claimed her own mother's life. Determined to combat what she had come to consider the "Jell-O curse" and her looming mortality, Mary began obsessively researching her family's past, determined to understand the origins of her illness and the impact on her life of Jell-O and the traditional American values the company championed. Before she died in 2015, Mary began to send Allie boxes of her research and notes, in the hope that her daughter might write what she could not. JELL-O GIRLS is the liberation of that story. A gripping examination of the dark side of an iconic American product and a moving portrait of the women who lived in the shadow of its fractured fortune, JELL-O GIRLS is a family history, a feminist history, and a story of motherhood, love and loss. In crystalline prose Rowbottom considers the roots of trauma not only in her own family, but in the American psyche as well, ultimately weaving a story that is deeply personal, as well as deeply connected to the collective female experience.

JELL O Girls Book
Score: 3.5
From 5 Ratings

JELL O Girls


  • Author : Allie Rowbottom
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2018-07-24
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 10 : 9780316510639

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JELL O Girls Book Description :

A "gorgeous" (New York Times) memoir that braids the evolution of one of America's most iconic branding campaigns with the stirring tales of the women who lived behind its facade - told by the inheritor of their stories. A New York Times Editors' Choice One of People Magazine's Best Books of Summer An Amazon Best Book of the Month An Indie Next Pick A Real Simple Best Book of 2018 In 1899, Allie Rowbottom's great-great-great-uncle bought the patent to Jell-O from its inventor for $450. The sale would turn out to be one of the most profitable business deals in American history, and the generations that followed enjoyed immense privilege - but they were also haunted by suicides, cancer, alcoholism, and mysterious ailments. More than 100 years after that deal was struck, Allie's mother Mary was diagnosed with the same incurable cancer, a disease that had also claimed her own mother's life. Determined to combat what she had come to consider the "Jell-O curse" and her looming mortality, Mary began obsessively researching her family's past, determined to understand the origins of her illness and the impact on her life of Jell-O and the traditional American values the company championed. Before she died in 2015, Mary began to send Allie boxes of her research and notes, in the hope that her daughter might write what she could not. JELL-O GIRLS is the liberation of that story. A gripping examination of the dark side of an iconic American product and a moving portrait of the women who lived in the shadow of its fractured fortune, JELL-O GIRLS is a family history, a feminist history, and a story of motherhood, love and loss. In crystalline prose Rowbottom considers the roots of trauma not only in her own family, but in the American psyche as well, ultimately weaving a story that is deeply personal, as well as deeply connected to the collective female experience.

The Lemon Jell O Syndrome Book
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

The Lemon Jell O Syndrome


  • Author : Man Martin
  • Publisher : Unbridled Books
  • Release Date : 2017-04-17
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : 9781609531423

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The Lemon Jell O Syndrome Book Description :

Sometimes Bone King cannot go through doors. He has no physical impairment, but at times his brain and muscles simply can’t recall how to walk him through them. Perhaps it has something to do with his being distracted thinking about grammar and etymology all the time, or maybe it’s anxiety that his wife is having an affair with the yardman. But then renowned neurologist Arthur Limongello offers a diagnosis as peculiar as the ailment: Bone’s self is starting to dislodge from his brain. The treatment is a series of therapeutic tasks; Bone must compliment a stranger each day, do good deeds without being asked, and remind himself each morning, that “Today is a good day!” But first, as a temporary measure, he also suggests Bone simply try to dance through the doorways. And for a time, Bone’s square dancing, the only kind of dance he knows how to do, seems to more or less work. Bone’s condition begins to improve, but then his wife leaves him, and after a harrowing ordeal during which he nearly loses his life, Bone makes an astounding discovery about the man who has been calling himself Dr. Limongello. Is Limongello’s remedy the product of a deranged imagination or the cure for a modern epidemic threatening the very self?

Hello  Jell o  Book
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Hello Jell o


  • Author : Victoria Belanger
  • Publisher : Random House Digital, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Genre: Cooking
  • Pages : 121
  • ISBN 10 : 9781607741114

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Hello Jell o Book Description :

A collection of sophisticated and economical recipes by the "Jello Mold Mistress" blogger provides dozens of options that incorporate modern flavors ranging from champagne and strawberries to key lime pie and chai tea panna cotta. 10,000 first printing.

Dear World Book
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Dear World


  • Author : Bana Alabed
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2017-10-03
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 9781501178467

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Dear World Book Description :

“A story of love and courage amid brutality and terror, this is the testimony of a child who has endured the unthinkable.” —J.K. Rowling “I’m very afraid I will die tonight.” —Bana Alabed, Twitter, October 2, 2016 “Stop killing us.” —Bana Alabed, Twitter, October 6, 2016 “I just want to live without fear.” —Bana Alabed, Twitter, October 12, 2016 When seven-year-old Bana Alabed took to Twitter to describe the horrors she and her family were experiencing in war-torn Syria, her heartrending messages touched the world and gave a voice to millions of innocent children. Bana’s happy childhood was abruptly upended by civil war when she was only three years old. Over the next four years, she knew nothing but bombing, destruction, and fear. Her harrowing ordeal culminated in a brutal siege where she, her parents, and two younger brothers were trapped in Aleppo, with little access to food, water, medicine, or other necessities. Facing death as bombs relentlessly fell around them—one of which completely destroyed their home—Bana and her family embarked on a perilous escape to Turkey. In Bana’s own words, and featuring short, affecting chapters by her mother, Fatemah, Dear World is not just a gripping account of a family endangered by war; it offers a uniquely intimate, child’s perspective on one of the biggest humanitarian crises in history. Bana has lost her best friend, her school, her home, and her homeland. But she has not lost her hope—for herself and for other children around the world who are victims and refugees of war and deserve better lives. Dear World is a powerful reminder of the resilience of the human spirit, the unconquerable courage of a child, and the abiding power of hope. It is a story that will leave you changed.

The Boston Girl Book
Score: 3.5
From 68 Ratings

The Boston Girl


  • Author : Anita Diamant
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2015-02-12
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : 9780857208927

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The Boston Girl Book Description :

When Addie Baum's 22-year old granddaughter asks her about her childhood, Addie realises the moment has come to relive the full history that shaped her. Addie Baum was a Boston Girl, born in 1900 to immigrant Jewish parents who lived a very modest life. But Addie's intelligence and curiosity propelled her to a more modern path. Addie wanted to finish high school and to go to college. She wanted a career, to find true love. She wanted to escape the confines of her family. And she did. Told against the backdrop of World War I, and written with the same immense emotional impact that has made Diamant's previous novels bestsellers, The Boston Girl is a moving portrait of one woman's complicated life in the early 20th Century, and a window into the lives of all women seeking to understand the world around them.

Baby Love Book
Score: 4
From 2 Ratings

Baby Love


  • Author : Joyce Maynard
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Release Date : 2012-04-17
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 242
  • ISBN 10 : 9781453261347

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Baby Love Book Description :

Maynard’s captivating novel of four teenage girls, bound together by early motherhood and forever changed by the arrival of two women in their small New England town In their New Hampshire community, Sandy, Jill, Tara, and Wanda are different from other teenage girls. Jill is pregnant, while the other three are already mothers. Sandy, at eighteen, is married. Tara, the product of a broken family, is raising her baby alone. Wanda, with her three-month-old, still manages to date despite the demands of motherhood. Though their situations are different, the girls are united by their baby love. When two childless women arrive from out of town, the young mothers quickly capture their attention. But just as the women’s worlds begin to intertwine, a catastrophe threatens to sweep through town—and change their lives forever. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Joyce Maynard including rare photos from the author’s personal collection.

The Summertime Girls Book
Score: 3
From 1 Ratings

The Summertime Girls


  • Author : Laura Hankin
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2015-08-04
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : 9780698188273

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The Summertime Girls Book Description :

When two lifelong friends reunite for one more summer in small-town Maine, they must bridge the gap caused by the dreams and secrets that tore them apart… Ally Morris and Beth Abbott were beyond inseparable. From the very first time they met, the girls knew they’d found a once-in-a-lifetime friendship. But sometimes, life can’t help but get in the way. As time goes by, disappointments and petty resentments begin to alter what they once thought was forever. Ally’s boho lifestyle leaves her drowning in confusion and cheap whisky, while a terrible secret threatens to shatter Beth’s carefully controlled world. By the time they need each other most, Ally and Beth are nearly strangers to each other. When a family crisis prompts Beth to contact Ally for help out of the blue, the girls reunite in Maine. But the distance between them is overwhelming. To save their friendship, Ally and Beth will have to confront painful moments in their past and redefine who they are—before their incredible connection fades away for good…

The Girls Book
Score: 4
From 5 Ratings

The Girls


  • Author : Amy Goldman Koss
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2000-06-01
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 128
  • ISBN 10 : 1101043245

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The Girls Book Description :

The girls: Maya, Brianna, Darcy, Renee?and popular, fascinating, dangerous Candace. Five friends ruled by one ringleader who plays games to test their loyalty?and then decides who's in the group and who's out. Each of the girls has her say in this fast-paces and absolute believable novel set in the war zone of middle school cliques. The author of the highly appraised The Ashwater Experience, Amy Koss has once again crafted a "truly original piece of fiction brimming with humor and insight. " (Starred Horn Book Review for The Ashwater Experience)

The World According to Fannie Davis Book
Score: 4
From 2 Ratings

The World According to Fannie Davis


  • Author : Bridgett M. Davis
  • Publisher : Little, Brown
  • Release Date : 2019-01-29
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 9780316558716

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The World According to Fannie Davis Book Description :

As seen on the Today Show: This true story of an unforgettable mother, her devoted daughter, and their life in the Detroit numbers of the 1960s and 1970s highlights "the outstanding humanity of black America" (James McBride). In 1958, the very same year that an unknown songwriter named Berry Gordy borrowed $800 to found Motown Records, a pretty young mother from Nashville, Tennessee, borrowed $100 from her brother to run a numbers racket out of her home. That woman was Fannie Davis, Bridgett M. Davis's mother. Part bookie, part banker, mother, wife, and granddaughter of slaves, Fannie ran her numbers business for thirty-four years, doing what it took to survive in a legitimate business that just happened to be illegal. She created a loving, joyful home, sent her children to the best schools, bought them the best clothes, mothered them to the highest standard, and when the tragedy of urban life struck, soldiered on with her stated belief: "Dying is easy. Living takes guts." A daughter's moving homage to an extraordinary parent, The World According to Fannie Davis is also the suspenseful, unforgettable story about the lengths to which a mother will go to "make a way out of no way" and provide a prosperous life for her family -- and how those sacrifices resonate over time.

Bright Lights  Big Ass Book
Score: 3.5
From 39 Ratings

Bright Lights Big Ass


  • Author : Jen Lancaster
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2007-05-01
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN 10 : 1101128410

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Bright Lights Big Ass Book Description :

Jen Lancaster hates to burst your happy little bubble, but life in the big city isn't all it's cracked up to be. Contrary to what you see on TV and in the movies, most urbanites aren't party-hopping in slinky dresses and strappy stilettos. But lucky for us, Lancaster knows how to make the life of the lower crust mercilessly funny and infinitely entertaining. Whether she's reporting rude neighbors to Homeland Security, harboring a crush on her grocery store clerk, or fighting-and losing-the Battle of the Stairmaster- Lancaster explores how silly, strange, and not-so-fabulous real city living can be. And if anyone doesn't like it, they can kiss her big, fat, pink, puffy down parka.

Hello  365 Jello Pudding Recipes Book

Hello 365 Jello Pudding Recipes


  • Author : MR Dessert
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2020-02-28
  • Genre:
  • Pages : 198
  • ISBN 10 : 9798619311891

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Hello 365 Jello Pudding Recipes Book Description :

Any Dessert Easily Pumps Us Up!✩★✩ Read this book for FREE on the Kindle Unlimited NOW DOWNLOAD FREE eBook (PDF) included ILLUSTRATIONS of 365 Jello Pudding Recipes right after conclusion! ✩★✩My idea of a perfect meal is made up of three parts, namely an appetizer, main dishes, and dessert. I always look forward and get excited about eating dessert. It changes things up, especially when I'm full and bored with the main dishes. Enjoying a yummy and beautiful dessert is a great way to end any meal. Frozen delights and cakes always come to mind when talking about desserts. So I created the big dessert series focusing on frozen desserts and cakes that would complete a perfect meal with your loved ones. You are handling the book "Hello! 365 Jello Pudding Recipes: Best Jello Pudding Cookbook Ever For Beginners" with the following parts: 365 Amazing Jello Pudding Recipes With my unending love of dessert, I created the book series about desserts not just to provide recipes but also share the lessons and experiences I gained after I began learning a recipe for a cake or ice cream. Here's hoping you'd find this book useful for your needs. This dessert series is also made up of these subjects: Cake Recipes Candy Recipes Cookie Recipes Jello Cookbook White Chocolate Cookbook Jello Dessert Cookbook Bundt Cake Recipes Pound Cake Recipes Banana Pudding Recipe Rice Pudding Recipe ... ✩ Purchase the Print Edition & RECEIVE a digital copy FREE via Kindle MatchBook ✩Accept my thanks for selecting "Hello! 365 Jello Pudding Recipes: Best Jello Pudding Cookbook Ever For Beginners" and reading up until the end. I hope it will stay with you in the kitchen as you learn to become a better dessert maker. When you got the time, kindly tell me your favorite desserts and the story behind it. Comment below!Enjoy life and spend it making your favorite desserts daily!

The Drummond Girls Book
Score: 3
From 1 Ratings

The Drummond Girls


  • Author : Mardi Jo Link
  • Publisher : Grand Central Publishing
  • Release Date : 2015-07-14
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN 10 : 9781455554751

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The Drummond Girls Book Description :

An inspiring and heartfelt memoir about the friendship between eight women forged over two decades. The eight Drummond Girls first met in 1991 at Peegeo's Food & Spirits in northern Michigan where, at the time, they were all waitresses, bartenders, or regular customers. When one of them got engaged, they celebrated with a trip to Drummond Island--their first trip together to the remote 36-mile chunk of rock, dive bars, dirt roads, and beautiful forests--and it's where they became bonded forever. They've made this voyage every year since then as a way to retain a piece of their wild youth, despite the taming influence of marriage, motherhood, and management. This year, their focus is Beverly, oldest of the Drummond Girls at 65, whose memory is beginning to lapse. Undaunted, the other women intend to help Beverly remember all they've shared--every campfire, every late night talk, every secret confided.

Jell O Book
Score: 3
From 1 Ratings

Jell O


  • Author : Carolyn Wyman
  • Publisher : Harvest Books
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 146
  • ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105110356644

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Jell O Book Description :

Offers a close-up look at the history of this popular fruit-flavored dessert, describing its marketing and sales strategies, detailing such offbeat uses for the product as JELL-O shots and JELL-O wrestling, and presenting a variety of common and unusual r

A Girl s Guide to Missiles Book
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

A Girl s Guide to Missiles


  • Author : Karen Piper
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2018-08-14
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN 10 : 9780735220386

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A Girl s Guide to Missiles Book Description :

A surreal and poignant coming of age on a secretive missile facility, and "an incredible view of...life in a town built for war."--Booklist The China Lake missile range is located in a huge stretch of the Mojave Desert, about the size of the state of Delaware. It was created during the Second World War, and has always been shrouded in secrecy. But people who make missiles and other weapons are regular working people, with domestic routines and everyday dilemmas, and four of them were Karen Piper's parents, her sister, and--when she needed summer jobs--herself. Her dad designed the Sidewinder, which was ultimately used catastrophically in Vietnam. When her mom got tired of being a stay-at-home mom, she went to work on the Tomahawk. Once, when a missile nose needed to be taken offsite for final testing, her mother loaded it into the trunk of the family car, and set off down a Los Angeles freeway. Traffic was heavy, and so she stopped off at the mall, leaving the missile in the parking lot. Piper sketches in the belief systems--from Amway's get-rich schemes to propaganda in The Rocketeer to evangelism, along with fears of a Lemurian takeover and Charles Manson--that governed their lives. Her memoir is also a search for the truth of the past and what really brought her parents to China Lake with two young daughters, a story that reaches back to her father's World War II flights with contraband across Europe. Finally, it recounts the crossroads moment in a young woman's life when she finally found a way out of a culture of secrets and fear, and out of the desert.

This Is Big Book

This Is Big


  • Author : Marisa Meltzer
  • Publisher : Little, Brown
  • Release Date : 2020-04-14
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 7
  • ISBN 10 : 9780316413992

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This Is Big Book Description :

From contributor to The Cut, one of Vogue's "Most Anticipated Books of 2020," that has something to "bravely and honestly" (Busy Philipps) say about weight and weight loss and which also sheds a light on Jean Nidetch, the founder of Weight Watcher, an early and forgotten female founder Marisa Meltzer began her first diet at the age of five. Growing up an indoors-loving child in Northern California, she learned from an early age that weight was the one part of her life she could neither change nor even really understand. Fast forward nearly four decades. Marisa, also a contributor to the New Yorker and the New York Times, comes across an obituary for Jean Nidetch, the Queens, New York housewife who founded Weight Watchers in 1963. Weaving Jean's incredible story as weight loss maven and pathbreaking entrepreneur with Marisa's own journey through Weight Watchers, she chronicles the deep parallels, and enduring frustrations, in each woman's decades-long efforts to lose weight and keep it off. The result is funny, unexpected, and unforgettable: a testament to how transformation goes far beyond a number on the scale.

A Jello Horse Book
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

A Jello Horse


  • Author : Matthew Simmons
  • Publisher : Publishing Genius
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 67
  • ISBN 10 : 0982081324

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A Jello Horse Book Description :

Fiction. When his new roommate's brother dies tragically, the unnamed narrator of A JELLO HORSE offers to drive him home to the Midwest. Feeling anxious and displaced, he embarks on another roadtrip to visit the bizarre attractions and quirky museums in America's heartland. "Matthew Simmons has found a beautiful and extraordinary way to tell a story about the sweetness of sadness and the aloneness of loneliness"--Michael Kimball, author of Dear Everybody.

Jell o Classic Recipes Book

Jell o Classic Recipes


  • Author : Publications International, Ltd
  • Publisher : Publications International Limited
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre: Cooking
  • Pages : 126
  • ISBN 10 : 0785337296

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Jell o Classic Recipes Book Description :

A collection of dessert recipes using Jell-o products.

What She Ate Book
Score: 4
From 5 Ratings

What She Ate


  • Author : Laura Shapiro
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2017-07-25
  • Genre: Cooking
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 9780698178946

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What She Ate Book Description :

A Washington Post Notable Nonfiction Book of 2017 One of NPR Fresh Air's "Books to Close Out a Chaotic 2017" NPR's Book Concierge Guide To 2017’s Great Reads “How lucky for us readers that Shapiro has been listening so perceptively for decades to the language of food.” —Maureen Corrigan, NPR Fresh Air Six “mouthwatering” (Eater.com) short takes on six famous women through the lens of food and cooking, probing how their attitudes toward food can offer surprising new insights into their lives, and our own. Everyone eats, and food touches on every aspect of our lives—social and cultural, personal and political. Yet most biographers pay little attention to people’s attitudes toward food, as if the great and notable never bothered to think about what was on the plate in front of them. Once we ask how somebody relates to food, we find a whole world of different and provocative ways to understand her. Food stories can be as intimate and revealing as stories of love, work, or coming-of-age. Each of the six women in this entertaining group portrait was famous in her time, and most are still famous in ours; but until now, nobody has told their lives from the point of view of the kitchen and the table. What She Ate is a lively and unpredictable array of women; what they have in common with one another (and us) is a powerful relationship with food. They include Dorothy Wordsworth, whose food story transforms our picture of the life she shared with her famous poet brother; Rosa Lewis, the Edwardian-era Cockney caterer who cooked her way up the social ladder; Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady and rigorous protector of the worst cook in White House history; Eva Braun, Hitler’s mistress, who challenges our warm associations of food, family, and table; Barbara Pym, whose witty books upend a host of stereotypes about postwar British cuisine; and Helen Gurley Brown, the editor of Cosmopolitan, whose commitment to “having it all” meant having almost nothing on the pla