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Rebecca Foster, Book Reviewer

An American transplant to England, Rebecca Foster is a full-time freelance proofreader and writer. Her book reviews regularly appear in many print and online locations on both sides of the Pond, including the Times Literary Supplement and the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

Book Review

Living Within the Wild

by Rebecca Foster

Mother–daughter pair Kirsten and Mandy Dixon manages a set of family businesses in Alaska, including two lodges, a café, and a cooking school. Their cookbook, "Living Within the Wild", collects rustic yet elegant recipes that serve as... Read More

Book Review

Sumac

by Rebecca Foster

Anas Atassi’s inviting cookbook is named after a spice that is one of two keys to Syrian cuisine. The other indispensable element, Atassi contends, is figurative: “nafas,” which literally means breath, but also connotes “the art... Read More

Book Review

#ChurchToo

by Rebecca Foster

In November of 2017, the #MeToo phenomenon gave Emily Joy Allison the courage to tell her story of being abused by a church leader ten years before. The movement she started has helped many to speak out about how sexual abuse has been... Read More

Book Review

Modern Americana

by Rebecca Foster

“Someone said that interior design is autobiography. For me, it’s nostalgia,” Max Humphrey notes in the opening to "Modern Americana", a photographic tour through properties that the Portland, Oregon, designer has designed. These... Read More

Book Review

Cabin 135

by Rebecca Foster

"Cabin 135" is Katie Eberhart’s contemplative account of several decades in Alaska, through which she both reflects on the past and on environmental changes that could impact the future. Eberhart moved to Alaska with her husband in the... Read More

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Egyptian Flavors

by Rebecca Foster

From dips to desserts, Dyna Eldaief’s "Egyptian Flavors" is a fond tribute to her homeland’s culinary customs. Eldaief finds that “cooking food that is part of my heritage is like looking through a portal to the past.” For her... Read More

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