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Hemingway in Comics

by Matt Sutherland

Larger-than-life writer at large Ernest Hemingway always made it his practice to seek out the world’s centers of attention, whether they were war zones, Parisian literary salons, prerevolutionary Cuba, or idyllic Key West and Idaho. In... Read More

Book Review

Hungry

by Meredith Grahl Counts

Tethered to their smartphones and overwhelmed by news and work, people are looking for what really matters. Eve Turow-Paul’s terrific "Hungry" probes these and other aspects of modern life, including how people eat, shop, and commune,... Read More

Book Review

Smells

by Rachel Jagareski

"Smells" is part scholarly treatise, part fascinating popular history, dashed through with a soupçon of wit. Historian Robert Muchembled’s abundant research led him to scour estate and shop inventories, manuscripts, illustrations, and... Read More

Book Review

Feasting Wild

by Michelle Anne Schingler

"Feasting Wild" is a fascinating record of ecological travesties committed in the name of pleasing humans’ insatiable appetites. There’s an otherworldly sensibility to Gina Rae La Cerva’s accounts of the lands, airs, and seas as... Read More

Book Review

Modesty

by Laura Leavitt

Hafsa Lodi’s thoughtful Modesty: A Fashion Paradox focuses on fashion’s growing trend toward modesty and how pop culture interprets that trend. Lodi, who wears modest clothing herself, is an American fashion journalist who lives in... Read More

Book Review

Mosquito Supper Club

by Rachel Jagareski

Chef Melissa M. Martin first opened the Mosquito Supper Club in New Orleans as a pop-up in 2014, introducing diners to authentic Cajun food and tales about the cooks, fishers, and farmers who live and work in southern Louisiana. The... Read More

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