book review

Staff Meals at the World's Best Restaurants
12:32 am
Fri January 18, 2013

Book Review: "Come In, We're Closed"

Our David Delegator has a review of a new book that is, in many ways, a food lover’s dream. Called Come In, We're Closed: An Invitation to Staff Meals at the World's Best Restaurants, it takes readers behind the locked doors of some of the world’s finest restaurants to see what the most acclaimed chefs whip up just for the staff meals. Nothing off the menu, this is when the chefs test and create some amazing and unique dishes.


Author Camille Paglia
12:32 am
Fri January 4, 2013

Book Review: "Glittering Images: A Journey Through Art from Egypt to Star Wars"

Our Jane Durrell has a review of the dynamic, thought provoking book Glittering Images: A Journey Through Art from Egypt to Star Wars by acclaimed cultural critic Camille Paglia.


Mark Heyne Reviews
12:32 am
Fri December 28, 2012

Book Review: SI Kids "Full Count: Top 10 Lists of Everything in Baseball"

Our Mark Heyne, an avowed baseball (and Reds) fan, reviews the new Sports Illustrated Kids Full Count: Top 10 Lists of Everything in Baseball, which provides the youngest fan with lots of fun information about America’s Pastime. For Reds fans, the book lists Aroldis Chapman as one of baseball’s top 3 hardest throwers and Pete Rose in two of its lists: top leadoff hitters and top unbreakable records for his 4,256 hits. 


For A Fancy Holiday Table
12:32 am
Fri December 14, 2012

Book Review: Top 100 step-by-step Napkin Folds

David Delegator has a review of a book that every party-giver, event organizer, restaurant owner, and caterer should have. Denise Vivaldo has catered over 10,000 events, including the Academy Awards Governor’s Ball, and she has assembled Top 100 Step-by-Step Napkin Folds: More than 1,000 Photographs.


Poet bell hooks
12:32 am
Fri December 7, 2012

Review: Appalachian Elegy

Our Roberta Schultz has a review of artist/poet/feminist/teacher bell hooks’ newest book of poetry, Appalachian Elegy: Poetry and Place.


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