New book reviewed on NPR - Fresh Air
Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake by Anna Quindlen
Anna Quindlen is a Pulitzer Prize-winning writer whose new memoir, Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake, explores her past, present and future. It wasn't until she turned 50, Anna Quindlen says, that she realized she didn't care any longer about what people thought about her. "After all those years as a woman hearing “not thin enough, not pretty enough, not smart enough, not this enough, not that enough” almost overnight I woke up one morning and thought, 'I'm enough,' " she says.
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