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I Eat, Therefore I Speak

Review: The Language of Food: A Linguist Reads the Menu, by Dan Jurafsky, Norton, 2014. A book that combines two of my favorite subjects! What could be better? I majored in anthropology in college, where I picked up a smattering … Continue reading

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Librarians Have Appetites!

Why would a food writer attend a librarian’s convention?  Like everyone else, librarians appreciate cooking and eating, and they buy books on those topics for their libraries.  The exhibit hall of the Midwinter Meeting of the American Library Association in … Continue reading

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We Are All Toast: Book and Movie Review

I recently viewed the movie Toast, released in Britain in 2010 as a TV movie but more recently in the US (and available on Netflix).  It inspired me to read the book it was based on, an autobiography of the … Continue reading

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