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Tuesday, February 03, 2009

Gwyneth Paltrow and Her Literary Girlfriends

In her blog Goop, actress Gwyneth Paltrow lists her favorite winter reading and polls some of her literary-minded girlfriends, including Madonna and model Christy Turlington on their choices:

Madonna’s list:
The Bad Girl by Mario Vargas Llosa
Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts
The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger

Christy’s list:
The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner
The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

Gwyneth’s list:
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë
Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
The Sheltering Sky by Paul Bowles

Don’t Miss . . .

Thursdays, Feb. 5 & 12, Noon. Pohick Regional Library
Independent Living Exercise Class. Build strength, improve balance and reduce falls. Cosponsored by the Department of Family Services' Fairfax Agency on Aging's Independent Living Project, a series of programs for older adults and adults with disabilities. Registration required. Call 703-324-7210, TTY 703-449-1186 or e-mail Adults.

Wednesday, Feb. 11, 7:15 p.m. Oakton Library
Lifetime Financial Fitness. Personal financial management and investment in turbulent times. Includes group discussion. Suggested reading: Buffett: the Making of an American Capitalist by Roger Lowenstein. Adults.

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