Book Reviews

'A Taste Of Paris': How The City Of Light Became The City Of Food

NPR Books - Wed, 11/08/2017 - 03:03

In his new book, food historian David Downie takes readers on a gourmet jaunt through time to reveal how the French capital became a gastronomic powerhouse. (Hint: You can thank Rome.)

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Nonfiction: Amid African Extremism, a Writer Finds an ‘Ordinary and Rare Kind of Bravery’

New York Times Book Review - Wed, 11/08/2017 - 03:00
Alexis Okeowo’s book “A Moonless, Starless Sky” profiles regular people living in defiance of extremist movements across the African continent.
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Fiction: The Concealed Weapons of ‘Kiss Me Someone’

New York Times Book Review - Wed, 11/08/2017 - 03:00
Karen Shepard’s short story collection “Kiss Me Someone” vividly demonstrates that a woman can be another woman’s worst enemy.
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Children’s Books: These Kids Never, Never, Never Give Up

New York Times Book Review - Wed, 11/08/2017 - 03:00
In new picture books from Mo Willems, Dan Santat, Lemony Snicket and others, young heroes and heroines get into — and out of — every kind of scrape
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