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Need A Read? Here Are Maureen Corrigan's Favorite Books Of 2013

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Elsa Luisa Maria Schiaparelli, seen here in 1947, rose to fashion stardom in the 1930s. George Konig/Getty Images hide caption

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In 'Shocked,' Patricia Volk Honors Two Formative Femmes

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Patricia Volk is an essayist, novelist and memoirist. She recounts her experiences growing up in a restaurant-owning family in New York City, in her memoir Stuffed. Random House hide caption

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'Shocked': Patricia Volk's Memoir About Beauty And Its Beholders

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Patricia Volk is an essayist, novelist and memoirist. She grew up in a restaurant-owning family in New York City. Random House hide caption

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Beauty Marks: Patricia Volk's Lessons In Womanhood

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Happy Holidays, Voyeurs: Nancy Pearl Picks Memoirs

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