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Best Food Writing
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Best Food Writing

Holly Hughes started the series in 2000, and has continued to date. Each edition seems to get more interesting. The 16th edition has been categorized into – The Way We Eat Now (seven articles), “Down The Hatch” (5), Cooking The Books (6), The Family Table (6), Foodways (6), Dining Around […]

A Disappearance in Damascus
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A Disappearance in Damascus

The story of A Disappearance in Damascus starts with a journalist researching in situ background information for an article. She hires a “fixer” in Damascus who speaks Arabic and English and maintains “connections” to local media, officials, and international organizations that maintain offices in Damascus. Her “fixer” is Iraqi who […]

The Tourist
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The Tourist

Robert Dickinson created a time travel book that needs to be read and reread to understand that he thought while writing. The first reading will help you understand the “parameters of the case”. The story starts in the 21st century with a tourist guide named Spens, followed by a 25th […]

You Are a Badass
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You Are a Badass

Writer and success coach Jen Sincero helps people to transform their personal and professional lives via her newsletters, seminars, private sessions, public appearances, articles, products, and books. This title is her latest and probably most successful in potentially changing your life. These days, people are too busy, or they pretend […]

28 days in Provence
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28 days in Provence

The author is one of Australia’s most acclaimed chefs, and owns Café Vue and Vue de Monde in Melbourne, who served his apprenticeship in Paris, France. He decided to rent a house in western Provence (Luberon) and take his family (wife and three children) to live there for four weeks, […]

Dark money
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Dark money

The author details how big industrialists infiltrate political parties and corrupt politicians to prevent legislation from controlling carbon emissions that contributes to climate change, They claim that business, any kind of business, must produce and sell anything for profit, regardless of the nature of the product. She researched the subject […]

Thank you for being late
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Thank you for being late

T.L. Friedman wrote yet another illuminating, well-researched book worth studying, thinking about and discussing with your friends and family. The narrative is well supported with charts and graphs, explaining how fast technological changes are occurring and affecting our lives. This is a great update on technological evolution that diagnoses the […]

Wine Production and Quality
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Wine Production and Quality

English invented wine writing. They were wine drinkers, but never produced wine seriously, but could objectively write about it. Now hundreds of books are published in England, the U S A, Canada and Australia. Some are full of beautiful colourful pictures and more suitable for coffee tables, others address wine […]