Why do underdogs succeed? Gladwell has a way of making you look at things differently and to wonder if we have it all wrong. The first half was better than the second half.
Books on how to emulate the French lifestyle are a dime a dozen these days. When I asked my husband's French co-worker who lives in Paris about these books, he exclaimed, "Propaganda! It's all propaganda!" Hum. Anyway, this book had some interesting and helpful tips about clothes and confidence.
Would you move ahead with a dating relationship knowing that your boyfriend/husband may only live until he's 30 or so? Elizabeth did, and this is the story of her time with her husband, Stephen. Heartfelt, sad, and yet a true story of commitment and not backing away when life gets messy.
If, on a Saturday morning, you pull up next to a lady who is laughing like crazy in her car, it's probably me listening to Car Talk. Ray and Tom aka Click and Clack are so funny plus there is sometimes some actual car advice thrown in there!