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Elizabeth Bastos

Elizabeth Bastos has written for The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Boston Globe, and writes at her blog 19th-Century Lady Naturalist. Follow her on Twitter: @elizabethbastos

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A reader shares some thoughts on JOYFUL by Ingrid Fetell Lee, discussing how simple aesthetic shifts can create joy.

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Instead of Black Friday, could you participate in Buy Nothing Day? Inspiration from Judith Levine's memoir Not Buying It: My Year Without Shopping.

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If you haven't gotten around to Edith Wharton's Gilded Age sharp-witted look at the Old World vs. the new, get to it!

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