Melanie Rehak

Melanie Rehak is the author of Girl Sleuth: Nancy Drew and the Women Who Created Her and Eating for Beginners: An Education in the Pleasures of Food from Chefs, Farmers, and One Picky Kid. She covers food for Bookforum and is currently at work on a book about the uses of Ralph Waldo Emerson’s “Self-Reliance” in the 21st century, to be published in 2013.

Books
Nov. 2 2012 11:18 PM“A Seeker After Beauty, Wherever It Might Be Found”Margaret Talbot’s father acted in everything from 1930s studio pictures to Plan 9 From Outer Space.
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March 19 2010 7:11 AMShark!
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March 17 2010 7:05 AMOpportunities for Observation
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March 15 2010 7:04 AMWhen Getting There Was Half the Fun
Books
March 3 2012 12:09 AMTrail of TearsAfter her mother died, Cheryl Strayed left for the Pacific Crest Trail, a world “two feet wide and 2,663 miles long.”
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March 18 2010 9:45 AMNapkin-Folding Etiquette
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March 15 2010 3:47 PMLosing Track of Time
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