self-help books

I will review & highlight my favorite excerpts from Self-help books I’ve read under this menu.

Hubert de Givenchy, Rest in Peace

Iconic French designer, Hubert de Givenchy passed away this Saturday March 10. Widely known for emblematic creations in the fashion world.


If you want to keep up with this literature blog, here is a list of the novels you should have read or should start reading!

Mary Jane Confessions.

Page 72-73. Breakfast at Tiffany’s by: Truman CapoteDon’t you just love her? Bearer of the truth. She wasn’t lying either when she spoke about the importance of honesty. Even being prosecuted, surrounded by reporters she speaks with sincerity. Stay curious, B.

For Breakfast at Tiffany’s fans!

For any Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Capote, & Audrey fans. Ahead lie a few interesting things that have been said about this famous work. 1. Truman Capote originally envisioned his friend, Marilyn Monroe to interpret Holly Golightly. But Marilyn was advised that a role about an implied call-girl would be bad for her image. 2. Marilyn Monroe shares…

Horseback riding through Central Park. 

Page 69. Breakfast at Tiffany’s by: Truman Capote A couple of friends horseback riding through Central Park. “It’s great!” His love for her. & the perfect combination of the way she looks & the way he feels.   Stay curious, B.

The fleeing NY Lonelylite.

Page 68. Breakfast at Tiffany’s by: Truman Capote “In a trance.” “Taxi!” We feel his despair. How he compares a taxi ride across Central Park with flying over the Andes – & gets away with it! I believe him. & the lovely New York socialite has no friends. Not really. Page 75. Breakfast at Tiffany’s by:…

Love monologues & leaves.

Page 64-67. Breakfast at Tiffany’s by: Truman CapoteAmidst the rambling on of her monologue about children and marriage: “José had never suggested marriage. She admitted it.” Yet she goes on about details of exactly what their kids would look like! We find out about her pregnancy with an obvious calm in her attitude. “I don’t see…