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Heller McAlpin reviews Life Would Be Perfect If I Lived in That House, Meghan Daum's new book. Following her memoir My Misspent Youth and the novel Quality of Life Report, Daum returns with a new book about all the houses she's lived in or coveted.
It's the ultimate in American fantasies: That a house can actually transform your life. In her memoir, Life Would Be Perfect If I Lived In That House, Meghan Daum details the real estate dreams of her life, and muses on her ideas about "domestic integrity."
Curtis Sittenfeld admits she's not sure what constitutes "chick lit." What she does know is that these three books featuring smart young women make her proud to be a chick.