Draws on more than four decades of professional cooking and world traveling, as well as the author's more recent experiences as a father, to present a collection of personal home-cooking favorites that deconstructs the structural aspects of satisfying meals.
The author takes readers on her trip into Paganism and the occult, from its roots in 1950s England to its current American mecca in the Bay Area; from a gathering of more than a thousand witches in the Illinois woods to the New Orleans branch of one of the world's most influential magical societies.
In his first nonfiction book, the best-selling author of The Dead Lands challenges the notion that literary and genre fiction are somehow mutually exclusive through 15 essays on the craft of fiction that look to disparate sources such as Jaws, Blood Meridian and The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo.
Truevine is the true story of George and Willie Muse, two albino African American brothers who were kidnapped and displayed as circus freaks, and whose mother endured a 28-year struggle to get them back.
A collection of essays with a new piece on Provincetown, follows the author as she contemplates the pleasure of artistic labor; her boundless curiosity for the flora and fauna that surround her; and the responsibility she has inherited from the great thinkers and writers of the past, to live thoughtfully, intelligently and to observe with passion
Collects the most interesting Bill Murray anecdotes from the past forty years, many of which have never been made public, and pairs them with whimsical illustrations of the film star in various situations.
"From Tim Wu, author of award-winning The Master Switch, and who coined the phrase "net neutrality"—a revelatory look at the rise of "attention harvesting," and its transformative effect on our society and our selves"—
An autobiographical portrait of marriage and motherhood details the critical illness of her daughter, Quintana Roo, followed by the fatal coronary of her husband, John Gregory Dunne. The Year of Magical Thinking is Didion's meditation on life, death, illness, sanity, personal upheaval and grief.
The son of Czechoslovakian parents who were smuggled out of their country to escape the Nazis, only to endure postwar Communist purges, traces the experiences of the war's refugees and the author's own efforts to reconnect with his mother through a labyrinth of trauma, displacement, and denial.
The Fireside Grown-Up Guide to the Hangover understands that the world is just as mysterious to 40-year-olds as it is to four-year-olds. How did this happen? Why do I feel so horrible? We'll investigate exactly how much debauchery you caused last night and what you can do for that pounding headache today.
The Academy Award nominee, Golden Globe winner and star of the hit show Empire recalls her beloved screen characters while tracing the story of her life and career, sharing coverage of such topics as her father's Vietnam service, her rise from the violence of the streets of Washington, D.C., and her experiences as a single mother.
The chefs behind two acclaimed vegetarian restaurants in PhiladelphiaùV Street and Vedgeùoffer 100 diverse, vegetable-based recipes based on street food from around the world, including Papadums With Whipped Dal, Jerk Sweet Potato Salad, Black Garlic Pierogis, Dan Dan Noodles and Churro Ice Cream Sandwiches. 100,000 first printing.
An illustrated volume of fairy tales inspired by Grimms' classics illuminates their beautiful, monstrous and macabre themes as brought to life by the Oscar-winning creator of Tales From Outer Suburbia.
When he stumbles upon a treasure trove of rare books that once belonged to the Harvard philosopher William Ernst Hocking, the author, a disillusioned philosopher at sea in his marriage and career, begins to catalog and preserve this collection and rediscovers the very tenets of American philosophy, seeing them within a 21st-century context.