Posts tagged "book review"

Steven's Book Reviews: The French Chef in America by Alex Prud'homme (Knopf, 10/16)

Steven's Book Reviews: The French Chef in America by Alex Prud'homme (Knopf, 10/16)
“At times Julia’s high spirits caught her…mates off guard. One day, she announced that a store-bought baguette was not up to snuff, and blithely flung it over her shoulder. As the offending load spiraled over tureens of French onion soup and platters of carefully prepared food [her Television crew] held their breaths in dumbstruck terror. The... Read more »

Steven's Book Reviews: In Such Good Company by Carol Burnett (Crown Archetype, 2016)

Steven's Book Reviews: In Such Good Company by Carol Burnett (Crown Archetype, 2016)
Very seldom do you pick up a book and instantly think, “I’m at home.” That feeling like the first sip of hot chocolate, where your stomach is adapting to the warm liquid and you can feel every drop down your throat. When I saw Carol Burnett in person at The Chicago Theater, she was touting... Read more »

Steven's Book Reviews: Stephen King's latest novel End of Watch (Scribner's, 6/7/14)

Steven's Book Reviews: Stephen King's latest novel End of Watch (Scribner's, 6/7/14)
The release of a new Stephen King novel is a fête in the twisted universe that is my existence. The first King novel I read was ten years ago and, oddly enough, it was one of his longest: IT. My sister, who was about nine when I was two or three years old, loved to torment... Read more »
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