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Tomato Nation Read-Along #2: Backwards in High Heels

Submitted by on July 8, 2010 – 9:29 AM3 Comments

Henry James crisis averted! Our next read-along book is Backwards in High Heels: The Impossible Art of Being Female, by Tania Kindersley and Sarah Vine. Not Kindleable this time, but a used copy is about $11 on Amazon and

(Wallace and Cutrone will go back on the poll list for next time.)

BiHH is a good-sized tome, but it is not spoilery, so I think two weeks is enough time; I'll launch a discussion thread on Thursday 22 July. Any interest in another live chat? I don't know if I can produce the authors, but we can have an "in-person" roundtable of our own — augmented by the blog-comments thread for those who can't make it.

Comments/questions/need to borrow someone's copy: speak up. Otherwise, see you back here in two weeks.

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  • MP says:

    I started reading this yesterday. So far so good! My copy seems pretty hefty but it's only 389 pages. The pages are just REALLY thick. I keep thinking I've turned two pages…

  • Jen S 1.0 says:

    Off to Half Price Books I go! A live chat sounds great if you don't lose another tooth, Sars!

  • Grace says:

    My ebay-purchased copy arrived today, so I'll get cracking on it tonight.

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