The July 2020 book from Marilyn Monroe’s collection is Invisible Man by scholar and novelistRalph Ellison! The novel uses the concept of social invisibility to explore what life was like for a Black man in the early to mid 20th century. It is often lauded as one of the best works of English literature, and … Continue reading July 2020 Book
Hello everyone! I am back from my hiatus and wow does it feel good to get back into researching mid-century books. I will be announcing July’s Marilyn Monroe book in a couple of days (6/22) and I hope to have more fun content for you in the next few months (now that I have finished … Continue reading And we’re back!
Last year I made a video with some special ladies, featuring how to make an Edgar Allan Poe themed Old Fashioned! Poe was last year's October Marilyn Monroe book choice, but this cocktail can be enjoyed anytime 🍹. If you don't drink alcohol, make this with barley tea instead of bourbon. 😋
1. What sets this book apart from other Marilyn Monroe biographies? The book describes the years 1954-1956, and explores how those years changed Marilyn’s life and in turn how she changed the lives of others. It is not a straight-forward biography (I wrote a full-scale biography entitled ‘Marilyn Monroe: Private and Confidential’), but instead it … Continue reading Interview with Michelle Morgan, author of ‘The Girl’
July's book is From Hiroshima to the Moon: Chronicles of Life in the Atomic Age and you can borrow it online **For Free!** Simply click the link here
The book selection for May 2018 is Codfish, Cats and Civilization, an informal scientific history about the relationship between mankind and animals. If you want to check it out for free online, check out this link : BOOK.
After last month's rather serious read (Medea!) we are doing something lighthearted and different! It's Flower Arranging for Fun, which is a little bit of a coffee table book, but I hope will provide a fun Springtime read. Here is the link to where you can check out the book online: https://archive.org/details/flowerarrangingf00dunl Happy reading!
January is almost over, but I wanted to make sure to talk about the new year and the new reading list! In addition to reading Marilyn's library, I'm also working with Pinup Life Magazine to create a Must-Reads for the Modern-Day Pinup! These books will cover stories and topics of interest to modern-day pinups, and … Continue reading 2018! More books per month
This December, I wanted to go with something in the season, so I've chosen Phyllis McGinley's Merry Christmas, Happy New Year! I'm especially excited to read this author, who won the Pulitzer Prize in 1961. From Wikipedia: "Her poetry was in the style of light verse, specializing in humor, satiric tone and the positive aspects of … Continue reading December’s Book–online borrow for free!