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Bookshelf Nov. 29, 2005

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MICHELIN GUIDE NEW YORK CITY 2006 Michelin The legendary restaurant and hotel reviews that have plagued European chefs and guided foodies for decades finally cross the Atlantic. The book has reviews of 500 restaurants and 50 hotels. Only four restaurants get the coveted three toques

A GIRL’S GUIDE TO BUYING DIAMONDS: How to Choose, Evaluate, and Buy the Diamond You Want By Randi Molofsky Quarry Books Everything shoppers should know—including the old cut, color, carat and clarity issues—is hit upon in this easy-to-read manual about a girl’s best friend

HOW TO WALK IN HIGH HEELS: The Girl’s Guide to Everything By Camilla Morton Hodder & Stoughton A witty, lighthearted handbook for getting a tan, e-mailing attachments and everything in between, written by a London-based fashion insider. There’s even a historical timeline of the TV

THE EXPERTS’ GUIDE TO LIFE AT HOME By Samantha Ettus Clarkson Potter Authorities like chef extraordinaire Daniel Boulud and art adviser Barbara Guggenheim offer tips on subjects as varied as knife sharpening, taxes, identity theft, winning at poker and pumpkin carving

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