Posts tagged with memoir in Blog Lost in the Stacks

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Cover of A Florence Diary by Diana Athill
May 1, 2017
  • Vicki J Kondelik
This delightful little book, which can be read in one sitting, is a diary kept by novelist and literary editor Diana Athill during a visit to Florence in 1947. She writes about the sights of Florence, the delicious food she ate, and the people she met there.
Cover image of Cooking as Fast as I Can: A Chef’s Story of Family, Food, and Forgiveness, by Cat Cora. The cover features a little girl sifting flour into a mixing bowl, with title text overlaid.
August 31, 2016
  • Elizabeth Nicole Settoducato
Cat Cora is known for being the first female Iron Chef, but this memoir (written with Karen Karbo) offers a heartfelt and compelling account of her whole life and the hardships she faced on her path to Michelin-starred success and culinary fame.
No union is more profound than marriage, for it embodies the highest ideals of love, fidelity, devotion, sacrifice, and family. In forming a marital union, two people become something greater than once they were. As some of the petitioners in these cases demonstrate, marriage embodies a love that may endure even past death. It would misunderstand these men and women to say they disrespect the idea of marriage. Their plea is that they do respect it, respect it so deeply that they seek to find its fulfillment
June 29, 2015
  • Noa Kim
The personal is political. Narratives from major Supreme Court decisions.
rainbow image with text celebrating Pride Month 2015 at the library
June 8, 2015
  • Emily Anne Hamstra
Celebrate Pride Month with a good book!
Cover of Stand Up Straight and Sing! by Jessye Norman
April 3, 2015
  • Vicki J Kondelik
Jessye Norman, one of today’s greatest opera singers, tells the story of her life, from her childhood in the segregated South to her triumphs on the world’s opera stages.
Yes, Chef Book Cover
March 19, 2015
  • Pam MacKintosh
Yes, Chef tells the story of Marcus Samuelsson from his early days in Ethiopia, his mother’s death (and his becoming an orphan), to his adoption by a Swedish couple, through his cooking education and apprenticeships, and on to his success as a New York chef and a winner of Top Chef Masters.