Dinner with Edward

Dinner with Edward
Author: Isabel Vincent
Publsiher: Algonquin Books
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2017-06-13
ISBN 10: 1616206942
ISBN 13: 9781616206949
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Dinner with Edward Book Review:

“I loved every moment of this book . . . Everyone deserves their own Edward--and everyone deserves to read this book.” —Susannah Cahalan, bestselling author of Brain on Fire When Isabel meets Edward, both are at a crossroads: he wants to follow his late wife to the grave, and she is ready to give up on love. Thinking she is merely helping Edward’s daughter--who lives far away and has asked her to check in on her nonagenarian dad in New York--Isabel has no idea that the man in the kitchen baking the sublime roast chicken and light-as-air apricot soufflé will end up changing her life. As Edward and Isabel meet weekly for the glorious dinners that Edward prepares, he shares so much more than his recipes for apple galette or the perfect martini, or even his tips for deboning poultry. Edward is teaching Isabel the luxury of slowing down and taking the time to think through everything she does, to deconstruct her own life, cutting it back to the bone and examining the guts, no matter how messy that proves to be. Dinner with Edward is a book about love and nourishment, and about how dinner with a friend can, in the words of M. F. K. Fisher, “sustain us against the hungers of the world.” “A rare, beautifully crafted memoir that leaves you exhilarated and wanting to live this way. Edward is a marvel of resilience and dignity, and Vincent shows us that the ceremony of food is really a metaphor for love. The key is to live your life generously.” —Rosemary Sullivan, author of Stalin’s Daughter “Isabel Vincent delves deeply into matters of the kitchen and the heart with equal and unabashed passion . . . Rich with description of meals savored, losses grieved, and moments cherished, it’s at once tender, revealing, and utterly enchanting!” —*Gail Simmons, judge on Bravo’s Top Chef and author of Talking with My Mouth Full “One of the most stylish and emotional works of nonfiction I have ever read. I savored every page.” —Bob Colacello, author Holy Terror: Andy Warhol Close Up “Although the food (I am partial to the roast chicken, lovingly described) is excellent, it is the charming and effortlessly wise company that makes this sweet read a charming way to pass a day.” —George Hodgman, New York Times bestselling author of Bettyville “Delightfully combining the warm-heartedness of Tuesdays with Morrie with the sensual splendor of Julie and Julia. This is a memoir to treasure.” —Booklist, starred review

Dinner with Edward

Dinner with Edward
Author: Isabel Vincent
Publsiher: Algonquin Books
Total Pages: 242
Release: 2016-05-24
ISBN 10: 1616206047
ISBN 13: 9781616206048
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Dinner with Edward Book Review:

A memoir of food and friendship “combining the warm-heartedness of Tuesdays with Morrie with the sensual splendor of Julie and Julia” (Booklist, starred review). Isabel Vincent first arrives at Edward’s New York apartment to check on him as a favor to his daughter. She has no idea that the nonagenarian baking a sublime roast chicken and a light-as-air apricot soufflé will end up changing her life. But their meeting comes at a moment of transition for each of them: Edward wants nothing more than to follow his late wife to the grave, while Isabel is watching her marriage unravel. As Edward and Isabel meet weekly for the glorious dinners that Edward prepares, he shares so much more than his recipes for apple galette or the perfect martini, or even his tips for deboning poultry. Edward teaches Isabel the art of slowing down, taking the time to think through her own life—cutting it back to the bone and examining the guts, no matter how messy that proves to be. Dinner with Edward is a book about love and nourishment, and about how dinner with a friend can, in the words of M. F. K. Fisher, “sustain us against the hungers of the world.” “A rare, beautifully crafted memoir that leaves you exhilarated.” —Rosemary Sullivan, author of Stalin’s Daughter “This is a memoir to treasure.” —Booklist (starred review)

Dinner With Edward

Dinner With Edward
Author: Isabel Vincent
Publsiher: Hachette UK
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2016-08-01
ISBN 10: 1925475271
ISBN 13: 9781925475272
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Dinner With Edward Book Review:

‘Everyone deserves her own Edward – and everyone deserves to read this book.’ When Isabel meets Edward, both are at a crossroads: he wants to follow his late wife to the grave, and she is ready to give up on love. Thinking she is merely helping Edward’s daughter by agreeing to check in on her nonagenarian dad, Isabel has no idea that the man in the kitchen baking the sublime roast chicken and light-as-air apricot soufflé will end up changing her life. As Edward and Isabel meet weekly for the glorious dinners Edward prepares, he shares so much more than his recipes for apple galette, the perfect martini or tips for deboning poultry. Edward is teaching Isabel the luxury of slowing down and taking the time to think through everything she does, to deconstruct her own life, cutting it back to the bone and examining the guts, no matter how messy that proves to be. Dinner with Edward is a book about love and nourishment, sorrow and joy, and about how dinner with a friend can, in the words of M.F.K. Fisher, ‘sustain us against the hungers of the world’.

Dinner With Edward

Dinner With Edward
Author: Isabel Vincent
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2019-08-29
ISBN 10: 9781911590187
ISBN 13: 1911590189
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Midnight Sun

Midnight Sun
Author: Stephenie Meyer
Publsiher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Total Pages: 672
Release: 2020-08-04
ISBN 10: 0316592250
ISBN 13: 9780316592253
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Midnight Sun Book Review:

#1 bestselling author Stephenie Meyer makes a triumphant return to the world of Twilight with this highly anticipated companion: the iconic love story of Bella and Edward told from the vampire's point of view. When Edward Cullen and Bella Swan met in Twilight, an iconic love story was born. But until now, fans have heard only Bella's side of the story. At last, readers can experience Edward's version in the long-awaited companion novel, Midnight Sun. This unforgettable tale as told through Edward's eyes takes on a new and decidedly dark twist. Meeting Bella is both the most unnerving and intriguing event he has experienced in all his years as a vampire. As we learn more fascinating details about Edward's past and the complexity of his inner thoughts, we understand why this is the defining struggle of his life. How can he justify following his heart if it means leading Bella into danger? In Midnight Sun, Stephenie Meyer transports us back to a world that has captivated millions of readers and brings us an epic novel about the profound pleasures and devastating consequences of immortal love. An instant #1 New York Times BestsellerAn instant #1 USA Today BestsellerAn instant #1 Wall Street Journal BestsellerAn instant #1 IndieBound BestsellerApple Audiobook August Must-Listens Pick "People do not want to just read Meyer's books; they want to climb inside them and live there." -- Time "A literary phenomenon." -- New York Times

Gilded Lily

Gilded Lily
Author: Isabel Vincent
Publsiher: Harper Collins
Total Pages: 352
Release: 2010-06-29
ISBN 10: 0062023632
ISBN 13: 9780062023636
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Gilded Lily Book Review:

The mesmerizing biography of one of the world's richest, most intriguing women—philanthropist and socialite Lily Safra In the early morning of December 3, 1999, Lily Safra stood shivering in her nightgown on the grounds outside her sumptuous Monte Carlo penthouse where, just hours before, her fourth husband, reclusive billionaire Edmond Safra, died in a fire. An American nurse employed by the Safra family was eventually convicted of the arson death. Overnight, Lily became one of the wealthiest widows in the world. The Brazilian-born Lily Safra was no stranger to tragedy. In 1969, her second husband, the Brazilian multimillionaire Alfredo Monteverde, died from two gunshots to the chest. The Brazilian authorities ruled it a suicide. In 1989, her beloved eldest son and four-year-old grandson died in a car accident. But just who is Lily Safra? Despite having become a fixture in society columns for her generous charity work and lavish parties, the elegant and enigmatic widow has remained in the background. Gilded Lily tells Lily Safra's story for the first time. Using archival sources, court documents, and interviews with childhood friends and former employees in South America, investigative journalist Isabel Vincent chronicle's Safra's rise from humble origins in Brazil to fabled wealth in London, New York, and Monaco.

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane
Author: Kate DiCamillo
Publsiher: Candlewick Press
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2009-09-08
ISBN 10: 0763649422
ISBN 13: 9780763649425
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane Book Review:

The #1 NEW YORK TIMES bestseller -- now in a digest edition (Age 7 and up) Once, in a house on Egypt Street, there lived a china rabbit named Edward Tulane. The rabbit was very pleased with himself, and for good reason: he was owned by a girl named Abilene, who adored him completely. And then, one day, he was lost. . . . Kate DiCamillo takes us on an extraordinary journey, from the depths of the ocean to the net of a fisherman, from the bedside of an ailing child to the bustling streets of Memphis. Along the way, we are shown a miracle -- that even a heart of the most breakable kind can learn to love, to lose, and to love again. This beloved classic is now available in an accessible digest edition with black-and-white interior illustrations.

The Supremes at Earl s All You Can Eat

The Supremes at Earl s All You Can Eat
Author: Edward Kelsey Moore
Publsiher: Vintage
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2013-03-12
ISBN 10: 0307959937
ISBN 13: 9780307959935
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Supremes at Earl s All You Can Eat Book Review:

This diner in Plainview, Indiana is home away from home for Odette, Clarice, and Barbara Jean. Dubbed "The Supremes" by high school pals in the tumultuous 1960s, they’ve weathered life’s storms for over four decades and counseled one another through marriage and children, happiness and the blues. Now, however, they’re about to face their most challenging year yet. Proud, talented Clarice is struggling to keep up appearances as she deals with her husband’s humiliating infidelities; beautiful Barbara Jean is rocked by the tragic reverberations of a youthful love affair; and fearless Odette is about to embark on the most terrifying battle of her life. With wit, style and sublime talent, Edward Kelsey Moore brings together three devoted allies in a warmhearted novel that celebrates female friendship and second chances.

Devotion

Devotion
Author: Madeline Stevens
Publsiher: HarperCollins
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2019-08-13
ISBN 10: 0062883240
ISBN 13: 9780062883247
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Devotion Book Review:

A captivating debut novel about a woman who falls into an overwhelming mutual obsession with the Upper East Side mother who hires her as a nanny Ella is flat broke: wasting away on bodega coffee, barely making rent, seducing the occasional strange man who might buy her dinner. Unexpectedly, an Upper East Side couple named Lonnie and James rescue her from her empty bank account, offering her a job as a nanny and ushering her into their moneyed world. Ella’s days are now spent tending to the baby in their elegant brownstone or on extravagant excursions with the family. Both women are just 26—but unlike Ella, Lonnie has a doting husband and son, unmistakable artistic talent, and old family money. Ella is mesmerized by Lonnie’s girlish affection and disregard for the normal boundaries of friendship and marriage. Convinced there must be a secret behind Lonnie’s seemingly effortless life, Ella begins sifting through her belongings, meticulously cataloguing lipstick tubes and baby teeth and scraps of writing. All the while, Ella’s resentment grows, but so does an inexplicable and dizzying attraction. Soon Ella will be immersed so deeply in her cravings—for Lonnie’s lifestyle, her attention, her lovers—that she may never come up for air. Riveting, propulsive, and startling, Devotion is a masterful debut novel where mismatched power collides with blinding desire, incinerating our perceptions of femininity, lust, and privilege.

The Doubtful Guest

The Doubtful Guest
Author: Edward Gorey
Publsiher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Total Pages: 31
Release: 1998
ISBN 10: 9780151003136
ISBN 13: 0151003130
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Doubtful Guest Book Review:

An unexpected guest appears one night and perplexes the family with its strange habits

Italian Family Dining

Italian Family Dining
Author: Edward Giobbi,Eugenia Giobbi Bone
Publsiher: Rodale Books
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2005-10-20
ISBN 10: 1609616529
ISBN 13: 9781609616526
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Italian Family Dining Book Review:

The author of the beloved classic Italian Family Cooking teams up with his daughter for a book that is part recipe treasury, part family memoir--and totally irresistible! James Beard Award winner Ed Giobbi's passion for fresh, seasonal fare, lovingly prepared, was nourished in a family to whom food was a sacred pleasure. Craig Claiborne, the late New York Times food critic, said, "Some of the most memorable meals of my life have been taken in Ed's kitchen." Now, 30 years after Giobbi's first cookbook, Italian Family Cooking, became an instant classic, he and his daughter, Eugenia Bone, have produced a wonderful companion volume on the art of preparing fabulous seasonal meals. Taking as inspiration the Italian countryside in Liguria where the Giobbi family has its roots, Italian Family Dining will show the reader how to combine dishes to put together unforgettable spring, summer, fall, and winter repasts. Scrambled Eggs with Scallops and Morels, Mesclun Salad, and Strawberry Flan make a delicious quick spring meal, while Grilled Duck Breast, Warm Beet and Potato Salad, and Sliced Pears with Cheese combine spectacularly for a fast fall dinner. Throughout the book Eugenia Bone shares warm family reminiscences--and the recipes for Italian-style dining are simple but elegant, created by one of America's great home cooks, Ed Giobbi.

Hitler s Silent Partners

Hitler s Silent Partners
Author: Isabel Vincent
Publsiher: Vintage Canada
Total Pages: 368
Release: 2011-03-04
ISBN 10: 0307366456
ISBN 13: 9780307366450
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Hitler s Silent Partners Book Review:

Award-winning journalist Isabel Vincent unravels the labyrinthine story behind the headlines by taking us through the life of survivor Renée Appel, who found refuge in Canada. With her, we come to understand what it means to wait for justice: how, on the eve of war, desperate men and women entrusted their life savings to Swiss banks; how Nazis laundered gold looted from Jewish families; how the demands of international business, Swiss bank secrecy, and greed kept the truth hidden for over half a century and still prevent restitution from being made. Hitler's Silent Partners is a rigorous and often heartbreaking look at statistics seldom given a human face.

Sometimes I Lie

Sometimes I Lie
Author: Alice Feeney
Publsiher: Flatiron Books
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2018-03-13
ISBN 10: 1250144833
ISBN 13: 9781250144836
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sometimes I Lie Book Review:

My name is Amber Reynolds. There are three things you should know about me: 1. I’m in a coma. 2. My husband doesn’t love me anymore. 3. Sometimes I lie. Amber wakes up in a hospital. She can’t move. She can’t speak. She can’t open her eyes. She can hear everyone around her, but they have no idea. Amber doesn’t remember what happened, but she has a suspicion her husband had something to do with it. Alternating between her paralyzed present, the week before her accident, and a series of childhood diaries from twenty years ago, this brilliant psychological thriller asks: Is something really a lie if you believe it's the truth?

Food to Love

Food to Love
Author: Edward Hayden
Publsiher: O'Brien Press
Total Pages: 192
Release: 2012-05-07
ISBN 10: 9781847173461
ISBN 13: 1847173462
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Food to Love Book Review:

Whether you're looking for something simple and delicious to cook on a weeknight, light bites for a family get-together, or something more elaborate for a dinner party, this book has the perfect recipe for you! It's packed with recipes for salads, soups, one-pot wonders, versatile main courses, chutneys & relishes, delicious, crusty breads, al fresco dining suggestions, festive foods, tempting, finger-licking desserts, and gorgeous cakes and bakes.

A Book of Operas

A Book of Operas
Author: Henry Edward Krehbiel
Publsiher: BoD – Books on Demand
Total Pages: 176
Release: 2020-07-16
ISBN 10: 3752301554
ISBN 13: 9783752301557
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

A Book of Operas Book Review:

Reproduction of the original: A Book of Operas by Henry Edward Krehbiel

The Time Garden

The Time Garden
Author: Edward Eager
Publsiher: Oxford University Press, USA
Total Pages: 192
Release: 2001
ISBN 10: 9780192751010
ISBN 13: 0192751018
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Time Garden Book Review:

While spending the summer in a house by the sea, four cousins, Roger, Ann, Eliza, and Jack, discover a bank of wild thyme whose magic propels them on a series of adventures back and forth through time.

Bodies and Souls

Bodies and Souls
Author: Isabel Vincent
Publsiher: Harper Collins
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2006-12-12
ISBN 10: 0060090243
ISBN 13: 9780060090241
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bodies and Souls Book Review:

In the second half of the nineteenth century, several thousand impoverished young Jewish women from Eastern Europe were forced into prostitution in the frontier colonies of Latin America, South Africa, India, and parts of the United States by the Zwi Migdal, a notorious criminal gang of Jewish mobsters. Isabel Vincent, acclaimed author of Hitler's Silent Partners, tells the remarkable true story of three such women—Sophia Chamys, Rachel Liberman, and Rebecca Freedman—who, like so many others, were desperate to escape a hopeless future in Europe's teeming urban ghettos and rural shtetls. Bodies and Souls is a shocking and spellbinding account of a monumental betrayal that brings to light a dark and shameful hitherto untold chapter in Jewish history—brilliantly chronicling the heartbreaking plight of women rejected by a society that deemed them impure and detailing their extraordinary struggles to live with dignity in a community of their own creation.

The Woman Before Wallis

The Woman Before Wallis
Author: Bryn Turnbull
Publsiher: MIRA
Total Pages: 400
Release: 2020-07-21
ISBN 10: 148805892X
ISBN 13: 9781488058929
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Woman Before Wallis Book Review:

“Brimming with scandal and an equal amount of heart…a sweeping yet intimate look at the lives of some of history’s most notorious figures from Vanderbilts to the Prince of Wales… A must-read.”—Chanel Cleeton, New York Times bestselling author of When We Left Cuba and Next Year in Havana “Bryn Turnbull takes a story we think we know and turns it on its head, with captivating results… A beautifully written, meticulously researched and altogether memorable debut.”—Jennifer Robson, USA TODAY bestselling author of The Gown For fans of The Paris Wife and The Crown, this stunning novel tells the true story of the American divorcée who captured Prince Edward’s heart before he abdicated his throne for Wallis Simpson. In the summer of 1926, when Thelma Morgan marries Viscount Duke Furness after a whirlwind romance, she’s immersed in a gilded world of extraordinary wealth and privilege. For Thelma, the daughter of an American diplomat, her new life as a member of the British aristocracy is like a fairy tale—even more so when her husband introduces her to Edward, Prince of Wales. In a twist of fate, her marriage to Duke leads her to fall headlong into a love affair with Edward. But happiness is fleeting, and their love is threatened when Thelma’s sister, Gloria Morgan Vanderbilt, becomes embroiled in a scandal with far-reaching implications. As Thelma sails to New York to support Gloria, she leaves Edward in the hands of her trusted friend Wallis, never imagining the consequences that will follow. Bryn Turnbull takes readers from the raucous glamour of the Paris Ritz and the French Riviera to the quiet, private corners of St. James’s Palace in this sweeping story of love, loyalty and betrayal.

Buttermilk Graffiti

Buttermilk Graffiti
Author: Edward Lee
Publsiher: Artisan Books
Total Pages: 272
Release: 2018-04-17
ISBN 10: 1579658512
ISBN 13: 9781579658519
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Buttermilk Graffiti Book Review:

Winner, 2019 James Beard Award for Best Book of the Year in Writing Finalist, 2019 IACP Award, Literary Food Writing Named a Best Food Book of the Year by the Boston Globe, Smithsonian, BookRiot, and more Semifinalist, Goodreads Choice Awards “Thoughtful, well researched, and truly moving. Shines a light on what it means to cook and eat American food, in all its infinitely nuanced and ever-evolving glory.” —Anthony Bourdain American food is the story of mash-ups. Immigrants arrive, cultures collide, and out of the push-pull come exciting new dishes and flavors. But for Edward Lee, who, like Anthony Bourdain or Gabrielle Hamilton, is as much a writer as he is a chef, that first surprising bite is just the beginning. What about the people behind the food? What about the traditions, the innovations, the memories? A natural-born storyteller, Lee decided to hit the road and spent two years uncovering fascinating narratives from every corner of the country. There’s a Cambodian couple in Lowell, Massachusetts, and their efforts to re-create the flavors of their lost country. A Uyghur café in New York’s Brighton Beach serves a noodle soup that seems so very familiar and yet so very exotic—one unexpected ingredient opens a window onto an entirely unique culture. A beignet from Café du Monde in New Orleans, as potent as Proust’s madeleine, inspires a narrative that tunnels through time, back to the first Creole cooks, then forward to a Korean rice-flour hoedduck and a beignet dusted with matcha. Sixteen adventures, sixteen vibrant new chapters in the great evolving story of American cuisine. And forty recipes, created by Lee, that bring these new dishes into our own kitchens.

Half Magic

Half Magic
Author: Edward Eager
Publsiher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Total Pages: 208
Release: 1999-03-31
ISBN 10: 0547540167
ISBN 13: 9780547540160
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Half Magic Book Review:

It all begins with a strange coin on a sun-warmed sidewalk. Jane finds the coin, and becasue she and her sblings are having the worst, most dreadfully boring summer ever, she idly wishes something exciting would happen. And something does: Her wish is granted. Or not quite. Only half of her wish comes true. It turns out the coin grants wishes—but only by half, so that you must wish for twice as much as you want. Wishing for two times some things is a cinch, but other doubled wishes only cause twice as much trouble. What is half of twice a talking cat? Or to be half-again twice not-here? And how do you double your most heartfelt wish, the one you care about so much it has to be perfect?