Category: Book Reviews
Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking: 30th Anniversary Edition: A Cookbook by Marcella Hazan
A passionate and inspiring guide to the cuisine of Italy.
Agatha Raisin and the Perfect Paragon (Agatha Raisin #16) by M.C. Beaton
Agatha’s newly formed detective agency takes on an unusual case…
The Problem of Pain by C.S. Lewis
If God is good and all-powerful, why does he allow his creatures to suffer pain?
Recitatif by Toni Morrison
In this 1983 short story—the only short story Morrison ever wrote.
A Thousand Acres by Jane Smiley
A family portrait that is also a near-epic investigation into the broad landscape.
Small Things Like These by Claire Keegan
It is 1985 in a small Irish town.
Modern Afghanistan: A History of Struggle and Survival by Amin Saikal
An in-depth look into Afghanistan.
Baking with Dorie: Sweet, Salty & Simple by Dorie Greenspan
From James Beard Award-winning and NYT best-selling author Dorie Greenspan, a baking book of more than 150 exciting recipes.
Agatha Raisin and the Haunted House (Agatha Raisin #14) by M.C. Beaton
Another witty mystery featuring the quirky, crime-solving sleuth Agatha Raisin.
The Sellout by Paul Beatty
Born in Dickens, Los Angeles, the narrator of The Sellout spent his childhood as the subject in his father’s racially charged psychological studies
The Blacktongue Thief by Christopher Buehlman
Kinch Na Shannack owes the Takers Guild a small fortune for his education as a thief
The Story of a Shipwrecked Sailor by Gabriel García Márquez
Eight crew members of the Caldas, a Colombian destroyer, were washed overboard and disappeared…