format is wonderful and so unapologetically feminine. We do mentally skip from
practicalities of meals to memories to regrets, and out of it come nuggets of
humor and wisdom. The inexorable logic of the male mind doesn't always appreciate
this. Your book is a great gift."
me stay up reading till 4:30 this morning. I could relate to so much you wrote
I sent a copy to my sister in Washington D.C who loved it and asked for 4 copies
"...a gorgeous, quirky and interesting book."
amuse you to know that the book I read after Girdles was Margaret Salinger's
memoir of her life as the daughter of J.D.Salinger. It was as depressing as
your book was the opposite. Next weekend I plan to read Girdles again as an
loved your book. I cried here and I cried there and I laughed and I felt the
pangs a wife and mother felt. What a beautiful love story and tribute to your
husband. I have purchased several copies for Christmas gifts. Could I get you
to autograph them?"
your whole attitude to life is an inspiration to younger women."
intrigued and fascinated by turns. A lovely book. I hope in 20 years time I'll
have your wisdom and balance. You write beautifully. I find myself picking it
up at any odd time of day because it's the sort of book it's possible to do
I sent Girdles to my sister in Oxford. I know she too will enjoy
I reread it. It is next to my bed."
bought the last two copies at my bookstore and sent one copy
to my daughter in Baltimore."
evocative and quite wonderful book
marvelous structure. I love the
way you have seamed everything together, poems, recipes and memories."
book has inspired me to treasure every moment I have with my soulmate. I will
look forward to reading your next book. I hope I won't have to wait too long!"
5 more copies of your book and have ordered 5 more
gave Girdles to a
cousin in Virginia who said "the pleasure of revisiting the past reminds me of Cat's Eye by Margaret Atwood."
your book for my 82 birthday. I read it from cover to cover and know that I
will be picking it up again to re-read certain parts that I related to so well."