In a crumbling park in the crumbling back end of Copacabana, a woman stopped under an almond tree with a suitcase and a cigar.
That was the last time anyone saw the famous Brazilian novelist Beatriz Yagoda.
Upon hearing the news of her disappearance, her American translator Emma flies immediately to Brazil. There, in the sticky, sugary heat of Rio, Emma and Beatriz's two grown children conspire to sol...
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Haris Abadi is a man in search of a cause. An Iraqi who received US citizenship in exchange for translating during the war, he and his sister relocate to Michigan. His sister graduates university and becomes engaged, while Haris works menial jobs and grows increasingly restless. Instead of attending his sister's wedding, he flies to Gaziantep to join the Free Army's fight against Bashar al-Assad.
In 1929, a newly married M.F.K. Fisher said goodbye to a milquetoast American culinary upbringing and sailed with her husband to Dijon, where she tasted real French cooking for the first time. "The Gastronomical Me" is a chronicle of her passionate embrace of a whole new way of eating, drinking, and celebrating the senses. As she recounts memorable meals shared with an assortment of eccentric and fascinatin...