Slow Love

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Slow Love

How I Lost My Job, Put on My Pajamas & Found Happiness

By Dominique Browning

Atlas Books, Hardcover, 9781934633311, 271pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 2010

In November 2007, former editor in chief of House & Garden magazine Dominique Browning experienced what thousands have since experienced. She lost her job. Overnight, her driven, purpose-filled days vanished. With her children leaving home and a long relationship ending, the structure of her days disappeared. She fell into a panic of loss but found humor despite everything, discovering a deeper joy than any she had ever known. It was a life she had not sought, but one that offered pleasures and surprises she didn t know she lacked. Slow Love is about wearing your pajamas to the farmers market, packing up a beloved home and moving to a more rural setting, making time to play the piano and go kayaking, reinventing yourself, and not cutting corners when it comes to love, muffins, or gardening. This elegant, graceful and yet funny book inspires us to dance in the kitchen and seize new directions.

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Dominique Browning ran the magazine House & Garden until it folded in 2007. Her new memoir, Slow Love, reveals how Browning refocused her life by baking, playing the piano and wearing pajamas all day. More at

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