“If you’ve traveled enough to encounter dishes like the deep fried chicken anus, or simply want that Congolese Monkey Stew recipe, you’re going to want a copy of this book.”
In the Information Age, the sacred bonds of tech hookups trump the holy vows of matrimony.
Hey y’all, think you might could mosey down to the Delta with Martha Hall Foose for some good eatin’ and readin’?
In a world reeling from the news of the nuclear plant failures at Fukushima, no book could be more timely than Alexis Madrigal’s Powering the Dream.
Susan Freinkel had me from the minute I finished reading about her attempt to try to live without plastic for a week. It lasted a total of . . .
Following Tweak, Nic Sheff’s memoir about methamphetamine addiction, the sequel, We All Fall Down, chronicles the author’s continued struggle to stay sober.
Were I suddenly granted the power to assemble the greatest dinner party in history, Oriana Fallaci would most certainly occupy a seat at the table.
In S’Mother: The Story of a Man, His Mom and the Thousands of Altogether Insane Letters She’s Mailed Him, Adam Chester recounts a lifetime of humiliating circumstances suffered at the hand
The publication of this physically small book puts Canadian poet and songwriter Leonard Cohen in the company of the most beloved poets in the English language.
The April release of this colorful and interesting guide to renewable energy and broader environmental concerns coincides with Earth celebrations around the world, the annual international focus on
Music has power. The kind of power that causes an individual to run up a flight of stairs and start victoriously shadow boxing.
In Marcus Wohlsen’s excellent first book, biopunks are biological hackers or tinkerers hoping to do the same thing that large biotech firms do, only do it more openly and less expensively.
The Islamic Golden Age is traditionally dated from the middle of the 8th century to the Mongol invasion in the middle of the 13th century.
Peter Corning is outraged, and so should we all be. The United States has the largest income disparity in the industrialized world. Top executives have engaged in legalized looting.
A golf course consists of 18 holes. Why? Because there are 18 shots in a bottle of Scotch whiskey, one per hole.
Joe DiMaggio as an autistic ballplayer is an interesting concept. Jerome Charyn explores this theory in Joe DiMaggio: The Long Vigil.
In the late 1970s and early 1980s, a cadre of freewheeling, Southern pot smugglers lived at the crossroads of “Miami Vice” and a Jimmy Buffett song.
“Zen means for a man to behold his own fundamental nature.”—Ni Tsan, 14th century Chinese master painter, poet, and calligrapher
Like his London restaurant, The Dock Kitchen, Stevie Parle’s first cookbook, My Kitchen: Real Food from Near and Far, is unconventional.
In the interests of full disclosure, let me say that I enjoy a good hamburger, and I love to cook— and eat—spareribs.
Of the Old World wine countries of Western Europe, few have changed more radically in recent years than Spain.
A Bosnian woman once asked author Eric Greitens “Why don’t you do anything?” At the moment, the question led to a frustrating conversation; Mr.
This collection of short nonfiction accounts is linked by a common thread of veracity and sincerity that has one reading through the whole gamut of emotions from humor to pathos.
Here, at the beginning of the 21st century, Noah Webster is an often overlooked fixture of American culture to a modern audience.
It’s risky to write a book about a season spent with a sports team.