Books Eli Brown Books by Eli Brown Eli Brown has written books about: Literary Fiction Fiction Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about Eli Brown Book Reviews NPR's Book Concierge: Our Guide To 2013's Great Reads December 4, 2013 NPR staff and critics selected more than 200 standout titles. Now it's up to you: Choose your own adventure! Use our tags to search through books and find the perfect read. Book Reviews 'Cinnamon And Gunpowder': Haute Cuisine On The High Seas June 6, 2013 Food porn and pirate adventure are two great tastes that taste great together in Eli Brown's Cinnamon and Gunpowder. When a pirate kidnaps a chef to serve her own gustatory pleasures, his creativity is taxed as he prepares feasts — like a Regency-era Iron Chef — using only shipboard supplies.