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Mastering the Art of Soviet Cooking by Anya Von Bremzen

Amy B.    May 26, 2015    Comments Off on Mastering the Art of Soviet Cooking by Anya Von Bremzen

Award winning food writer and cookbook author Anya Von Bremzen interprets a tumultuous century of Russian history, from the fall of the Nicholas II to the rise of Putin, through the lens of food. In Mastering the Art of Soviet …

My Salinger Year by Joanna Rakoff

Amy B.    March 24, 2015    Comments Off on My Salinger Year by Joanna Rakoff

In 1996 recent M.A. graduate Joanna Rakoff lands an English major’s dream job: assistant at a legendary New York City literary agency. It doesn’t take long for the glamor to wear off. Joanna’s unnamed boss runs the unnamed Agency (always …