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'What She Ate' Reveals The Plates And Palates Of 6 Notable Women

Laura Shapiro has likened her method of biographical research to "standing in line at the supermarket and peering into the other carts." Critic Maureen Corrigan says her resulting book is fascinating.

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Remembering 'Rhinestone Cowboy' Glen Campbell

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'What She Ate' Reveals The Plates And Palates Of 6 Notable Women

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