Book on dating in your 30s
If you loved The Best of Everything when you were just starting out, Always in Vogue is the perfect 1950s text for that point in your career when you are trying to figure out what's next. Mary Oliver is arguably one of America's most important poets, and her collection American Primitive proves why: Illuminating and stunningly lyrical, Oliver's poems perfectly capture the wilderness that exists both inside of and around us.Plus, her descriptions of magazine life, New York, and fashion in the first half of the century alone make tracking down this out-of-print book worthwhile. Lines that flow in and out of each other transport the reader into the very heart of the natural world and the divinity that lies there.
In later chapters, she addresses the well-meaning advice handed to singles in Christian circlessuch as "just wait on the Lord to bring a mate to you" or "Jesus is all you need"and deftly explains some of the erroneous thinking and theology surrounding each. Powerful, tender, and deeply wise, American Primitive celebrates the quiet beauty of humanity's symbiosis with nature and showcases Oliver as a master of language.—Jarry Lee This is the story of Ifemelu, a Nigerian woman who immigrates to the U. and finds life there to be complicated in ways she never anticipated. In a time when we find ourselves debating the importance of black lives more than ever, Another Country is an essential read.Sponsored Products are advertisements for products sold by merchants on When you click on a Sponsored Product ad, you will be taken to an Amazon detail page where you can learn more about the product and purchase it.At a party recently, a woman complained to me about how awful it is to be single at 30. Rather, I meant to show that I know what it is to be a single in your 30s — and that most of the time, it can be great.
I didn’t age-drop to make it sound as though I had it worse.
Before there was The Devil Wears Prada, there was Always in Vogue, a memoir by the editor of the magazine from 1914 to 1952.
It was a different time in many ways — women didn't even have the right to vote when she took the job — but she was also way ahead of her time: She was an ambitious working mother who put her career first, a rarity in those days.
When you’re deeper into a career, you’re more experienced, more confident — and the work is generally more fulfilling. Well, when I’m fulfilled at work, the rest of my life is better, too.
I don’t have to spend my “free time” looking for new employment; rather, I can focus on the rest of my life — seeing friends, spending quality time with family.
—Ira Madison III Unlike any book you've ever read, this is Nelson's memoir — on the surface, about her life with her partner, Harry Dodge, who decides to start taking testosterone and have top surgery; the birth of her son Iggy; and being stepmother to Harry's son Lenny.