Spilling the Beans: The Autobiography of One of Television’s Two Fat Ladies

Born to privilege, Clarissa Dickson Wright launched a prodigious legal career before turning to drink and partying away all of her advantages. She found redemption in the kitchen as one of television's Two Fat Ladies, and here, with characteristic humor, she recounts her ups and downs.

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Donna Tartt's The Goldfinch is the winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. James Parker calls this Dickensian coming-of-age novel "an enveloping…

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