Literary Smorgasbord for One

In an unusual take on the culinary memoir, this collection of food essays offers a different viewpoint from the many culinary books and food histories on the shelves these […]

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From New York to a Harem

One might assume that Some Girls: My Life in a Harem by Jillian Lauren would be filled with descriptions of unbridled sex and promiscuity. While those […]

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Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

In the Neighborhood: The Search for Community on an American Street, One Sleepover at a Time by Peter Lovenheim is based on an interesting and unusual […]

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The Innocent Found Guilty

After reading two books this month dealing with unjustly convicted and incarcerated Americans,(one set in Nicaragua and the other in California) I found it disturbing to find that […]

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