Grounded: A Down to Earth Journey Around the World by Seth Stevenson follows Stevenson and his girlfriend as they quit their jobs, give up their […]
This is the book for you if you’ve ever been jealous of someone born with a golden spoon in his or her mouth. Dead End Gene Pool: […]
Even if you are not planning a trip in the future, you owe it to yourself to order these books and take the trip of a lifetime from the comfort of your favorite chair.
(Photo by Elke Wetzig courtesy of Wikimedia Commons) It was with great sadness that I read that Frank Mccourt, author of Angela’s Ashes, died. When […]
This book has had great recommendations and widespread publicity. Nonetheless, some may imagine that it is political, religious, dull, or predictable. It is none of […]
Most people love to eat and have cherished memories of meals they’ve shared over the years with friends and family. If you’ve ever read Peter Mayle, Frances Mayes or Carol Drinkwater, you know exactly what I mean. Their memoirs, while not technically in the culinary genre, all describe the planning and execution of those meals in a very personal way.
This post would have been finished much earlier if I hadn’t been busy copying the scrumptious recipes that Molly Wizenberg, author of A Homemade Life: Stories […]