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The Kennedy Chronicles

• <b>Author:</b> Kennedy<p><b>Kennedy's off-the-wall memoir reliving the pop music and the madness as an MTV VJ in the 1990s</b><p><i>"I am Kennedy from MTV, and no matter where I go someone has a story to tell me about the time we grew up together."</i><p>Known to millions simply by her middle name, Kennedy helped bring the …

Kitchen Confidential

• <b>Author:</b> Anthony Bourdain<p><b>Anthony Bourdain, host of Parts Unknown, reveals "twenty-five years of sex, drugs, bad behavior and haute cuisine" in his breakout New York Times bestseller Kitchen Confidential.</b><p>Bourdain spares no one's appetite when he told all about what happens behind the kitchen door. …

The Astronaut Wives Club

• <b>Author:</b> Lily Koppel<p><b>Read the bestselling book that inspired the ABC television series.</b><p>As America's Mercury Seven astronauts were launched on death-defying missions, television cameras focused on the brave smiles of their young wives. Overnight, these women were transformed from military spouses into …

The Hiding Place

• <b>Author:</b> Corrie ten Boom<p><b>"Every experience God gives us . . . is the perfect preparation for the future only He can see."--Corrie ten Boom</b><br>Corrie ten Boom was a Dutch watchmaker who became a heroine of the Resistance, a survivor of Hitler's concentration camps, and one of the most remarkable …

Born Standing Up

• <b>Author:</b> Steve Martin<p>The riveting, mega-bestselling, beloved and highly acclaimed memoir of a man, a vocation, and an era named one of the ten best nonfiction titles of the year by <i>Time</i> and <i>Entertainment Weekly</i>.<p>In the mid-seventies, Steve Martin exploded onto the comedy scene. By 1978 he was the …

Ava Gardner: The Secret Conversations

• <b>Author:</b> Peter Evans & Ava Gardner<p>The wickedly candid <i>New York Times</i> bestesller that Ava Gardner dared not publish during her lifetime—“the heartbreaking memoir of the ultimate heartbreaker” <i>(Philadelphia Inquirer).</i><p>Ava Gardner was one of Hollywood’s biggest and brightest stars during the 1940s and …

Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns)

• <b>Author:</b> Mindy Kaling<p>Mindy Kaling has lived many lives: the obedient child of immigrant professionals, a timid chubster afraid of her own bike, a Ben Affleck–impersonating Off-Broadway performer and playwright, and, finally, a comedy writer and actress prone to starting fights with her friends and …

The Spy Who Loved

• <b>Author:</b> Clare Mulley<p><i>The Untold Story of Britain's First Female Special Agent of World War II</i><p>In June 1952, a woman was murdered by an obsessed colleague in a hotel in the South Kensington district of London. Her name was Christine Granville. That she died young was perhaps unsurprising; that she had …

How To: Style Curly Hair

How to Create Classic Waves With Pin Curls

We’ve been on a bit of a retro kick with our hair lately and The Oscars last weekend reinforced our love of cascading waves. Can we get some of whatever Jessica Chastain is having? Pin curls are one way to get classic, old-Hollywood waves—plus they’re the basis for lots of updos since they make it easy to build lots of volume in your hair. Watch our tutorial above, with Ojon lead stylist Gwynne Mims, for the step-by-step instructions on how to score this vintage-inspired look.<p>—Lorelei<p><i>Find our</i> …

Official Site: Exclusive Makeup & Skin Care

International Make Up Artist: Make up, Skin, Style, Wellness

We all know we need to wear it. But why?<p>Some of the music I’m loving right now (and who Jean Campbell rates)…<p>Keep guests happy with these quick and …

The "KY Style" Eye: How-To

'I love that poppy, 'J.Crew catalogue' lipstick look, but it seems like everyone is doing it now,” Kate Young told us the other day. The stylist …

'Meeting up with the Ex' Makeup... ITG's makeup-tutorial pick of the week: http://into.gl/12Fvf52

A Guide to Contouring for Any Face Shape

<b>Fake perfect bone structure with tips from PopSugar!</b><p>Contouring. Just the word strikes fear into many hearts, but this technique shouldn't be left to the pros. A simple swipe of bronzer and highlighter in the right places can bring light to your best features (and detract from others). All face …

Purple Smokey Eyeshadow Tutorial

Easy Ways to Use Liquid Liner

My Full Coverage Foundation Routine! ♥ MakeupMAYhem Day 2 ♥

Get Ready for That BIG Event!

The Princess Roll, Our May 2013 Agenda, 5 Non-Messy Sunscreens, and More: Reading List

<i>We know you don’t have oodles of time to browse through everything on the Birchbox blog and in the magazine each week. Here’s a short list of the top blog posts, articles, videos, and news you need to read this weekend.</i><p>The Princess Roll Hairstyle Tutorial: This hairstyle is about to become one of your go-to looks. It’s a classic, chic style that’s perfect for a day at the office and a weekend brunch. Best of all it takes less than five minutes.<p>Birchbox Agenda: May 2013: Grey skies have given …

Our How-To pick of the week! Watch this video and master liquid eyeliner once and for all (thank you, Michelle Phan!): http://into.gl/11UbQes

14 Ways to Acquire Knowledge: A Timeless Guide from 1936

The quest for intellectual growth and self-improvement through education has occupied yesteryear’s luminaries like Bertrand Russell and modern-day thinkers like Sir Ken Robinson and Noam Chomsky. In 1936, at the zenith of the Great Depression, the prolific self-help guru and famous eccentric <b>James</b> …

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