Books 52 Loaves A Half-baked Adventure by William Alexander Paperback, 339 pages, Workman Pub Co, List Price: $15.95 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book Title52 LoavesSubtitleA Half-baked AdventureAuthorWilliam Alexander Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon iBooks Independent Booksellers Book Summary The book charts the author's attempts to bake the perfect loaf of bread, including growing, harvesting, and milling his own wheat. Genres: Nonfiction Food & Wine Also by William Alexander The $64 Tomato 52 Loaves Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about 52 Loaves New In Paperback Parallels: 'Other Lives,' Human Values And Celebrities Of The 1800s December 8, 2011 Novelist Ellen Meister explores how a single character might live parallel lives in alternate dimensions, while philosopher Sam Harris explores how science should shape human values. Also, an attempt to re-create the perfect peasant bread, and in-depth profiles of Charles Dickens and Louisa May Alcott.