Book Review: The Physiology of Taste: Or Meditations on Transcendental Gastronomy by Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin
See how little the culinary world has changed over the last 200 years.
Book Review: I Must Not Think Bad Thoughts: Drive-by Essays on American Dread, American Dreams by Mark Dery
Cultural criticism with a bite
Book Review: Lost Civilizations and Secrets of the Past: Exposed, Uncovered and Declassified , Edited by Michael Pye, Kirsten Dalley,
Lost Civilizations and Secrets of the Past> is a compendium of fascinating anecdotal and scientific research.
Book Review: Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns) by Mindy Kaling
Mindy Kaling of The Office imparts some insight in her book of essays on her life
Book Review: How My Mother Met Stalin: Eighteen Very Short Stories by Borko Jovanovic
Stories of "the old country" take us home again.
Book Review: I Remember Nothing and Other Reflections by Nora Ephron
A witty volume that offers a tantalizing glimpse into the life and thoughts of the author.
Book Review: Amazing Adventures of a Nobody: A Life Changing Journey Across America by Leon Logothetis
A young Brit comes stateside to see if he can travel across the country with nothing more than $5 a day and the goodwill of others.
Book Review: Create Dangerously: The Immigrant Artist at Work by Edwidge Danticat
Renowned author Edwidge Danticat explores the role of artists among the Haitian diaspora.
Book Review: I Remember Nothing by Nora Ephron
This collection of essays about middle-aged angst is both witty and wistful.
Book Review: Writing by Marguerite Duras, Translated by Mark Polizzotti
In Writing, Marguerite Duras muses on life, death, and the act of writing in thoughtful, mind-provoking essays.