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    Betty Fussell

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    Married in 1949 at the age of 21 to the historian and writer Paul Fussell, Betty Fussell was self-taught in Latin and German and applied similar rigor to teaching herself to cook because (in her own words for Vogue in 2005) “housewifery wasn’t enough.” A self-education in cooking led to 12 books, a mix of memoir and essay, biography and history, and a 2009 win of the James Beard Foundation’s Journalism Award. Fussell released her latest, a book of essays titled “Eat, Live, Love, Die,” in November, 2016.

    Below are Betty Fussell’s favorite books, available to purchase as a set or individually.

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    Bill Gates

    $245.86

    The Better Angels of Our Nature

    Steven Pinker

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    Bret Easton Ellis

    $167.00

    Play It As It Lays

    Joan Didion

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    Bruce Wagner

    $177.90

    The Voice Is All: The Lonely Victory Of Jack Kerouac

    Joyce Johnson

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    Caitlin Moran

    $186.78

    The Dictionary

    n/a

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    Carrie Brownstein

    $159.79

    The Argonauts

    Maggie Nelson

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    Cass Bird

    $133.84

    My Uncle Oswald

    Roald Dahl

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    Christopher Guest

    $144.73

    Lincoln at Gettysburg: The Words that Remade America

    Garry Wills

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    David Benioff

    $150.74

    White Tiger

    Aravind Adiga

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    David Copperfield

    $168.96

    Don Quixote

    Miguel de Cervantes

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