Kerri Shadid has a multifaceted interest in people, in culture, and in art. She recently finished her Master's in Humanities and Social Thought at New York University. She has undergraduate degrees from the University of Oklahoma in Letters and Political Science, and has studied Canadian Peacekeeping and International Relations at McGill University, in Montreal, Canada, as a Fulbright student. She is a freelance writer in Oklahoma City.
Reminds us that Tolstoy was a poetic critic of modern society.
Great Expectations explores the jarring world of 20th century visionary architecture, while Kochuu takes us to the calm of Japanese and Scandinavian design.
Jonathan Waxman's cookbook, Italian, My Way, will change the way you look at life. (And help you cook really good food.)
A former high-flier shares how she dealt with the recession by cooking her grandmother's recipes and remembering her life.
The journey of ballet dancer Sy Sar — from Cambodia to the stages of America — shows us the meaning of art.
Jason Epstein's memoir is as much about food as it is about life.
Taschen's book on graffiti proves that the most poignant and brilliant criticisms of our consumerist society are taking place in the streets.
A collection of tragic yet inspirational essays about the difficulties of a troubled Haiti and the will to create despite the high costs.
Donna-Marie Pye's amazing collection of exotic and homey slow cooker dishes, which turn quick dinners into culinary works of art, and proves that you can cook anything in a slow cooker.
A strange collection of short films from the Centre Pompidou's 2008 festival. However, BC writer Kerri Shadid speculates that their meaning may not be as significant as is presumed. Or is it?