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The best books about new beginnings

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Uplifting titles from Tara Westover's memoir Educated to Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City offer escape and inspiration Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert has long been the hoary cliche of new starts, the story of a woman who apparently can't find any decent Italian food in New York, but for my money it is not a patch on the best of that genre, Julia Child's My Life in France , the memoir of how she wrote Mastering the Art of French Cooking. It is great on food, but even better on life, and accepting it just as it is. She finds joy everywhere, and it's extremely hard not to fall in...
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