Dogsitting as a pleasure and business, fashion fans will appreciate the life of DVF, a fan’s obsession with Tom Brady, and insider’s look at HBO, a serial for designers, the effects of propaganda on international public opinion, a tale of heroism
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Rose Water & Orange Blossoms: Fresh & Classic Recipes from My Lebanese Kitchen by Maureen Abood | LJ Review
Abood, Maureen. Rose Water & Orange Blossoms: Fresh & Classic Recipes from My Lebanese Kitchen. Running Pr. 2015. ISBN 9780762454860. $30; ebk. ISBN 9780762456048. Cooking Abood’s debut exudes charm and style. Cooking through her Lebanese-inspired recipes (e.g., vegan tomato kibbeh, rose water meringues with roasted rhubarb) readers will learn new tricks, such as how to […]
Gilbert, Elizabeth. Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear. Riverhead. Sept. 2015. ISBN 9781594634710. $24.95; ebk. ISBN 9780698408319. Self-help Gilbert, of Eat Pray Love fame, aims to encourage lives more strongly driven by curiosity than by fear. Having the courage to do that, says the author, will lead to an enchanted existence. Readers start the process by daily […]
Kryk, John. Stagg vs. Yost: The Birth of Cutthroat Football. Rowman & Littlefield. 2015. 360p. photos. bibliog. ISBN 9781442248250. $40; ebk. ISBN 9781442248267. SPORTS Using archival materials, Kryk (Natural Enemies) chronicles the lives of two pioneering coaches: the University of Michigan’s Fielding H. Yost (1871–1946) and the University of Chicago’s Amos Alonzo Stagg (1862–1965). While […]
Steinem, Gloria. My Life on the Road. Random. Oct. 2015. 304p. photos. notes. ISBN 9780679456209. $28; ebk. ISBN 9780812988352. MEMOIR Steinem (Outrageous Acts and Everyday Rebellions) weaves an inspired personal narrative by sharing stories of the places she’s seen and people who have galvanized her, which includes everyone from poet laureates to cab drivers; and […]