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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

Vintage Shops London

by Rebecca Foster

Designer Michelle Mason, the cofounder of the East London vintage shop Mason & Painter, delivers "Vintage Shops London", a thorough introduction to where savvy shoppers can find “pre-loved” bargains. Secondhand shopping is a... Read More

Book Review

Sexuality

by Rebecca Foster

Cultural messages about what is “normal” or acceptable stifle variety, induce shame, and keep people from discovering their true identity, Meg-John Barker and Jules Scheele argue in Sexuality: A Graphic Guide. Blending narratives... Read More

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

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