Great Literary Titles & World Politics | Nonfiction Previews, Mar. 2017, Pt. 4


Bellos, David. The Novel of the Century: The Extraordinary Adventure of Les Misérables. Farrar. Mar. 2017. 352p. ISBN 9780374223236. $27; ebk. ISBN 9780374716295. LITERARY CRITICISM A prolific translator and Princeton professor of French and comparative literature whose Is That a Fish in Your Ear? was a Los Angeles Book Prize finalist, Bellos discusses not just […]

Big, Bad Breakfast, Dorie’s Cookies, Purely Pumpkin | Cooking Reviews, August 1, 2016

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An essential cookbook for those who love hosting hearty breakfasts and brunches; a timely pumpkin cookbook to get recipe ideas for fall holidays and gatherings; hundreds of cookie recipes from baking expert Dorie Greenspan, and plenty more cookbook reviews to satisfy every craving

Recipes from London, Mozza at Home, Modern Game-Day Cooking | Cooking Reviews, July 1, 2016

london cookbook

Nine scrumptious cookbooks, including a guide to London’s modern cuisine, a satisfying Cal-Italian cookbook for relaxed family gatherings, and contemporary takes on traditional game-day smorgasbords

Vietnamese, Korean, and Chinese Family Recipes & ManBQue Street Grilling | Cooking Reviews, June 15, 2016

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Four cookbooks featuring Vietnamese, Korean, and Chinese cuisine, and a ManBQue guide to street grilling highlight our cooking reviews, including the 100 best Jewish recipes and contemporary Mexican cuisine

Mediterranean Jewish Food, Irish Country Recipes, and Korean Cooking | Cooking Reviews, March 15, 2016

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An exhaustive Jewish cookbook from three Mediterranean Jewish cultures, a compelling blend of delicious recipes from the Irish countryside, an approachable gateway to Korean cuisine, and other savory cookbooks to satisfy your palate

Bien Cuit by Zachary Golper | LJ Review


At Bien Cuit bakery in Brooklyn, bread whiz Golper makes perfect loaves that have garnered national acclaim. In his outstanding debut cookbook, written with New York Times columnist Kaminsky (Pig Perfect), Golper describes being lured to baking by bread’s irresistible aroma.

Sweets at the End | Wyatt’s World


All good things come to a close, and with Thanksgiving upon us, so does the Great Fall Cookbook Countdown. Fittingly, the final week’s selections look at baking—from breads to cakes to dream-worthy cookies.

Have Cookbook, Will Travel | Wyatt’s World


The Great Fall Cookbook Countdown rounds the corner to its homestretch (Thanksgiving Day) with a look at recipes that take readers far away, cookbooks that explore place.

Cookbook Countdown Kickoff | Wyatt’s World


Back again for 2015 is the Great Fall Cookbook Countdown leading up to Thanksgiving Day: five cookbooks a week, five different themes, five different ways of highlighting your collection. The kickoff begins with big-name books.

Recipes and Stories for National Hispanic Heritage Month


National Hispanic Heritage Month is coming to a close, and just in time to prepare for your closing party—but also a great choice for other times of year—is Recetas de Mi Vida, a cookbook and memoir in one. In the introduction to the colorful title, editor Bárbara Renaud Gonzáles explains that her Hispanic students at […]