CNN reporter Kate Bennett’s book Free, Melania is a sympathetic and generally positive portrait of the first lady of the United States, Melania Trump. Photo: Reuters

Melania Trump book delves into US first lady’s wardrobe, living arrangements and frosty family relationships

  • CNN reporter Kate Bennett’s sympathetic and generally positive portrait of Melania Trump shows a strong woman who won’t be pushed around
  • The author claims first lady is ‘way more powerful and influential with her husband’ than the public realises
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CNN reporter Kate Bennett’s book Free, Melania is a sympathetic and generally positive portrait of the first lady of the United States, Melania Trump. Photo: Reuters
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Comedian Ali Wong, whose book, Dear Girls: Intimate Tales, Untold Secrets & Advice for Living Your Best Life, was ostensibly written for her children. Photo: Handout

Ali Wong’s Dear Girls is good for a few laughs but lacks the sparkle of her stand-up comedy

  • The comedian’s physical humour doesn’t translate in her explicit debut – with a few notable exceptions
  • Highlights include a mother’s wisdom about how to spot good Asian restaurants
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Comedian Ali Wong, whose book, Dear Girls: Intimate Tales, Untold Secrets & Advice for Living Your Best Life, was ostensibly written for her children. Photo: Handout
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