Why Book Clubs Love Boobs

Why do Book Clubs love boobs? Because most readers have boobs. In fact, most book buyers have boobs. And, yes, most Americans do, too. But we rarely talk about them. Now, you have an excuse. There are so many topics to discuss in this book! And so much gossip to share… Especially after you see…

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My Big American Boob Dream

Want to hear about my big American boob dream? Yesterday, a handwritten note from my breast cancer surgeon at Cedars Sinai Hospital arrived in the mail. This renowned doctor was thanking me for an advanced copy of A Boobs’ Life. I burst into tears. The whole freaking book is a thank-you note to him! Only…

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America’s Deep-Rooted Fear of a President With Boobs

Politics is the most obvious symptom of a deep cultural divide. The personal is not only political, but goes deep into our  emotions, intellect… and bodies. The results are insidious. I admit, I’m obsessed, too. It started so early, I wasn’t even aware of it. Not long after Mr. Frederick invented the inflatable bra, I…

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NYT Modern Love: How I Got to Here

When I told him I would never marry again, I meant it. We were holding hands in a restaurant in Santa Barbara, Calif., on our first weekend away, and I was hiding my nerves behind the boldness of high heels and a garter belt. I wasn’t trying to bait the hook, or reel in the…

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Will Covid Kill the Bra?

Will Covid Kill the Bra? By Leslie Lehr November 3, 2020 Are you wearing a bra? I mean the kind with the metal fasteners that Mark Twain invented. You read that right. The strap with hooks that has been digging into our backs for the last century was invented by Twain, aka Samuel Clemens, in…

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