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Brainy Summer Reading

By posted at 7:50 am on May 31, 2011 1

The Atlantic has a great list up: “10 Essential Books for Thought-Provoking Summer Reading,” including The Late American Novel.

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  1. Maureen Murphy
    at 2:17 pm on June 13, 2013

    Nicolas Freeling began his career as a professional cook, before turning to writing crime novels. Suggest his hilarious set of books (The Kitchen Book/The Cook) which are like a prototype for Anthony Bourdain. Wiritten as sketches, with great accompanying illustrations.

    “He began writing during a three-week prison sentence, after being convicted of taking home some veal from a restaurant where he worked, though this was common practice in the restaurant trade.[citation needed]” [LOVE THIS! mam]

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