books and things

Because I know you must be waiting with bated breath to hear what I think you should read because I read it and I liked it... :)


by Jerome Hines

by Beverly Sills
(Oh please say you've already read this wonderful book!)

by Luciano Pavarotti
with William Wright
(Cheesy and great)

by Nicholas Gage
(Ohhhh so juicy)

by Schuyler Chapin
(This book is written by a former general manager of the met and contains anecdotes about his work with some of the world's greatest singers.  SO much fun to read.)

Opera for Lovers
by Kiri te Kanawa
with Conrad Wilson
(I love Kiri, and I loved reading about some of her greatest roles.  However, I have always wondered why she chose the title for the doesn't seem to make sense...)


by Pema Chodron
(Truly life changing. I will continue to read and re-read this.  It is so applicable to everyday life!)

by Eckhart Tolle

by Sonia Choquette
(So interesting-- a total page turner for those of us that are into the spiritual realm!)

French Women Don't Get Fat
by Mireille Guiliano
(so great!!! this book is very much common sense, something that I don't always have tons of)

Lessons from Madame Chic
By Jennifer L. Scott
Wonderful book about living a chic, conscious, GOOD life. I really enjoyed this!


by Diana Vreeland
(This book is full of cheeky quotes and well-told anecdotes about her unbelievable life in fashion-- a real page-turner!)

The Corrections
by Jonathan Franzen

by Jonathan Franzen

Frenchman's Creek
by Daphne du Maurier
(This is so romantic and beautifully written.  I've read it like eight times)

The Lakeshore Limited
by Sue Miller