Monthly Archives: October 2014

[FOOD] Down South by Donald Link and Paula Disbrowe

Down South by Donald Link and Paula Disbrowe is a celebration of Southern food and heritage, although this “South” is more of the Cajun-Mississippi region, rather than the Carolinas-Georgia area that I traditionally associate with the term. A great variety of dishes are presented in this book from watermelon gazpacho with crabmeat to sweet & sour spring onions. The photography… Read more »

Gutenberg’s Apprentice by Alix Christie

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Gutenberg’s Apprentice is Alix Christie’s first novel and an auspicious start to her fiction career. Christie apprenticed to different master printers (Lester Lloyd, the longtime foreman of the Mackenzie & Harris type foundry of San Francisco, which Arion Press now owns, and James & Carolyn Robertson at the Yolla Bolly Press). The book is dedicated to them and other master… Read more »