Elena Bowes

New York-London design & culture writer of a certain vintage looking for meaning and wholeness in life

Oh, how I loved this book. Annabel Monaghan’s debut novel Nora Goes Off Script was a joy to read and reread. The protagonist Nora Hamilton is a romance channel screenwriter so she knows the formula for love better than anyone. When her good for nothing husband Ben leaves her and their two kids, Nora turns...

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August 5th, 2022 | Ponderings

Can a Sexagenarian Be Sexy?

Two months ago, I turned 60, and next month I will be a grandmother. (My daughter Kate below) These two milestones have contributed to a minor identity crisis. I’d like…

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April 26th, 2022 | Calling All Authors

Q&A with Wajahat Ali

I felt like that in these dark times, I needed to read something funny and Pakistani American Wajahat Ali is very funny. What I didn’t realise is how much I…

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