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By Jason Epstein

Jason Epstein, the mythical editor and writer of Norman Mailer, Vladimir Nabokov, Gore Vidal, and E. L. Doctorow, between many different unusual writers, and the editor of such nice cooks and bakers as Alice Waters, Wolfgang Puck, and Maida Heatter, takes us on a culinary travel via his eventful existence, starting along with his youth summers in Maine, the place his choice to enhance upon his grandmother’s bird pot pie ended in a life-time on the stove.

From the nice eating places of postwar Paris to the slender streets of latest York’s Chinatown this day; from a brand new Year’s dinner aboard the outdated Ile de France with Buster Keaton to a night at New York’s glamorous “21” eating place with the scary Roy Cohn; from chinese language omelettes with the good Jane Jacobs on the fringe of the Arctic Ocean to a lobster dinner with the Mailers on Cape Cod, in addition to a caution to check the chair earlier than you take a seat to dinner with W. H. Auden, this scrumptious booklet celebrates a life of excitement in cooking and consuming well.

The writer is of the same opinion with the Greek thinker Heraclitus that you should by no means step within the related river two times, that each act is exclusive and so is each dish. In Jason Epstein’s arms, instead of being provided within the traditional inflexible formulation, recipes spread as tales that he could inform a chum in stove-side conversation. And as Epstein demonstrates his own touches in placing a dish jointly, he evokes his readers to be creative.

A wealthy and provocative e-book, Eating will whet the appetites of all who love stable nutrition and pleasant corporation.

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Download E-books Fug You: An Informal History of the Peace Eye Bookstore, the Fuck You Press, the Fugs, and Counterculture in the Lower East Side PDF

By Ed Sanders

Fug You is Ed Sanders's unapologetic and sometimes hilarious account of 8 key years of "total attack at the culture," to cite his novelist good friend William S. Burroughs.

Fug You lines the flowering years of latest York's downtown bohemia within the sixties, beginning with the promoting difficulties offered through publishing Fuck You / of the humanities, because it confronted the aboveground's scrutiny, and resulting in Sanders's arrest after a raid on his Peace Eye book place. The memoir additionally strains the occupation of the Fugs--formed in 1964 by means of Sanders and his neighbor, the mythical Tuli Kupferberg (called "the world's oldest residing hippie" by way of Allen Ginsberg)--as Sanders strives to discover a house for this recognized postmodern, cutting edge anarcho-folk-rock band on the planet of list labels.

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By Lauren Bacall

"CANDID AND HONEST...A philosophical looking-backward and forward--an inquiry into the query 'Is that each one there is?' "
--Liz Smith
big apple Newsday
"FRANK AND AMUSING...[AND] BRIMMING WITH CONFESSIONS...Part occupation memoir and half meditation on what it is prefer to be a unmarried girl of lingering glamour, enduring energy and advancing age...The e-book has the Bacall voice in the back of it. Her writing echoes her deep, sardonic, no-nonsense timbre and jazzy tempo....Bacall is at her most sensible whilst conversing approximately neighbors she has enjoyed and watched die. Bernstein, she says, was once greater than a bit seductive; Huston, greater than a bit distant; Olivier, a survivor to the end."
--Chicago Sun-Times
"HER PROSE IS SPARE AND HONEST....A kaleidoscope of strategies and ideas on loneliness, getting older, and particularly, surviving...There also are poignant recollections of the golden years of Hollywood and lots of of its prime creators."
--The Washington put up e-book World
"SHE REMINDS US of a few usual TRUTHS worthy getting to. . . .What she's writing approximately, Ms. Bacall explains, is 'life' and certainly her musings approximately aging, approximately intimations of mortality, approximately residing solo, approximately letting pass of one's kids will resonate with ladies who, like her, are of a undeniable age."
--The manhattan instances e-book Review
"ENGROSSING. . .POIGNANT."
--People

From the Paperback edition.

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Download E-books De Profundis PDF

Oscar Wilde (16 October 1854 - 30 November 1900) used to be a very well known Irish author and poet who wrote in several varieties all through his profession and have become considered one of London's hottest playwrights within the early Eighteen Nineties. at the present time he's remembered for his epigrams, performs and the unusual situations of his imprisonment, through his early death.
At the flip of the Eighteen Nineties, Wilde sophisticated his principles concerning the supremacy of paintings in a chain of dialogues and essays, and included topics of decadence, duplicity, and sweetness into his simply novel, The photograph of Dorian grey (1890). the chance to build aesthetic information accurately, and mix them with greater social topics, drew Wilde to put in writing drama. He wrote Salome (1891) in French in Paris however it was once refused a license. Unperturbed, Wilde produced 4 society comedies within the early Nineties, which made him probably the most profitable playwrights of past due Victorian London. Wilde reached the peak of his reputation and luck with The significance of Being Earnest (1895).

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Download E-books A Parallel Life PDF

By Bonnie Greer

The long-awaited first quantity of Bonnie Greer's memoirs. Award-winning playwright, writer and critic Bonnie Greer opens her middle and her background during this attractive, emotive and sincere biography. From her early years in segregated, racist Chicago to the months in big apple urban that might bring about her first steps on British soil, Bonnie s tale is not just compelling and eye-opening, yet a phenomenal testomony to 1 lady s energy, choice and satisfaction. status at the nook of Michigan road, in the midst of the most important snowstorm of the last decade and on the top of the push hour, I yelled into the riding snow and howling Arctic wind: okay! After taking part in the position of fine daughter, nice sister, ally, female friend within the heritage, and black pupil warrior, what else? simply because there's something else. And there continually was once whatever else. Now, leave out Greer, you need to ultimately face it reason you could have run out of highway. The curtain is ready to come back down. They re packin up and goin domestic, child! It used to be time to depart. Time to depart Chicago and my friends and family. Time to go away every little thing and at last visit meet that parallel lifestyles the person who lived inside me ever on account that i used to be a truly little lady. Bonnie Greer's touching, humorous and thought-provoking memoir is a voyage into the making of a lady who got down to unmake what she d been born and taken as much as be: a formal woman a invaluable definition in a segregated and racist the US the place black existence used to be deemed purely three-fifths of white lifestyles ... and the lifetime of a black girl even much less. this is often the 1st quantity of a compelling memoir that won't simply enlighten, have interaction and enthrall, yet stream you to tears with each flip of the web page. braveness, defiance and, finally, wish outline the tale of a existence certainly, a parallel existence that simply needed to be lived.

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Download E-books Pasha: My Story PDF

By Pasha Kovalev

Siberian-born Pasha Koralev has lit up the 'Strictly' dance ground for 2 sequence within the united kingdom, yet except his spellbinding performances on Saturday evening television dancing Chelsee Healey and Kimberley Walsh to the finals, what else have you learnt approximately him? during this autobiography, you will learn all approximately what turning out to be up in Communist Russia was once like for a boy whose mum entered him into his first ballroomdancing pageant elderly simply eight, and the way on learning that he could not reside with out dancing, Pasha moved to the us to keep on with his dream.

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Download E-books Not Quite What I Was Planning: Six-Word Memoirs by Writers Famous and Obscure PDF

By Rachel Fershleiser, Larry Smith

Deceptively basic and unusually addictive, Not fairly What i used to be Planning is 1000 glimpses of humanity—six phrases at a time.

One existence. Six phrases. what is Yours?

When Hemingway famously wrote, "For Sale: child footwear, by no means worn," he proved that a whole tale will be informed utilizing a part dozen phrases. while the web storytelling journal SMITH requested readers to put up six-word memoirs, they proved an entire, genuine existence will be advised this manner too. the consequences are interesting, hilarious, surprising, and moving.

From small sagas of bittersweet romance ("Found real love, married a person else") to proud achievements and stinging regrets ("After Harvard, had child with crackhead"), those terse precise stories relate the range of human adventure in tasty bite-sized items. From authors Jonathan Lethem and Richard Ford to comedians Stephen Colbert and Amy Sedaris, to bland fogeys world wide, every body has a six-word tale to tell.

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