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Paddy's Lament, Ireland 1846-1847: Prelude to Hatred
Thomas Gallagher
Pivot: The Only Move That Matters Is Your Next One
Jenny K. Blake
When in French: Love in a Second Language
Lauren Collins
Beyond the Job Description: How Managers and Employees Can Navigate the True Demands of the Job
Jesse Sostrin
Vision and Art: The Biology of Seeing
David Hubel, Margaret S. Livingstone
Achieving Your Potential As A Photographer: A Creative Companion and Workbook
Harold Davis
Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital Age
Sherry Turkle
Picture Perfect Practice: A Self-Training Guide to Mastering the Challenges of Taking World-Class Photographs (Voices That Matter)
Roberto Valenzuela
Man's Search for Meaning
Viktor E. Frankl, Harold S. Kushner
Terms of Service: Social Media and the Price of Constant Connection
Jacob Silverman

Tasting Club: Gathering Together to Share and Savor Your Favorite Tastes

Tasting Club: Gathering Together to Share and Savor Your Favorite Tastes - Dina Cheney I picked this up after reading a mention of it in the Kitchen Counter Cooking School, which I enjoyed a lot. I thought it would be a great idea for getting together with friends. It is a great idea, but not one that I'm likely to implement in the near future. I enjoyed a quick read through the book though. It gave a nice overview/introduction in each of the food groups she recommends for tastings (and a thorough discussion about how much some of this will cost and some of the logistics involved -- very useful stuff). Wine, chocolate, cheese, honey, tea, extra virgin olive oil, cured meats, balsamic vinegar, apples and beer. There's a chart for most of the food groups that shows the range of product types within each group that is helpful.