This delightful little book, which can be read in one sitting, is a diary kept by novelist and literary editor Diana Athill during a visit to Florence in 1947. She writes about the sights of Florence, the delicious food she ate, and the people she met there.
Posts tagged "memoir"
from Lost in the Stacks
Cat Cora is known for being the first female Iron Chef, but this memoir (written with Karen Karbo) offers a heartfelt and compelling account of her whole life and the hardships she faced on her path to Michelin-starred success and culinary fame.
The personal is political. Narratives from major Supreme Court decisions.
Celebrate Pride Month with a good book!
Jessye Norman, one of today’s greatest opera singers, tells the story of her life, from her childhood in the segregated South to her triumphs on the world’s opera stages.
Yes, Chef tells the story of Marcus Samuelsson from his early days in Ethiopia, his mother’s death (and his becoming an orphan), to his adoption by a Swedish couple, through his cooking education and apprenticeships, and on to his success as a New York chef and a winner of Top Chef Masters.