Picks and Pans Review: Great Reads

updated 10/06/2008 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 10/06/2008 AT 01:00 AM EDT


GOING HUNGRY edited by Kate Taylor
Eighteen women writers—and one man—share memories of anorexia's tenacious grip in this eye-opening collection.

DEWEY by Vicki Myron
Shoved into an Iowa book drop one night, Dewey the cat then spent 19 years as the library's famous kitty-in-residence. Warm and fuzzy.

EPILOGUE by Anne Roiphe
72-year-old author Roiphe's brave, not unhopeful account of life after widowhood. Think The Year of Magical Thinking, with online dating.

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