Tag Archives: memoirs

Trail of Crumbs Book Review + Spicy Cioppino with Creole Stuffing

When I heard Kim Sunée speak at the BlogHer Food ’12 Conference, I knew I had to read her memoir Trail of Crumbs: Hunger, Love and the Search for Home. When Kim was appromixately three years old, her birth mother … Continue reading

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Lipstick Jihad + Habib’s Persian Cuisine

I recently joined the Destinations Book and Dinner Club in Las Vegas, which combines four of my favorite things — reading memoirs set in other countries, trying new food, dreaming/reminiscing about international travel and talking about all of the above … Continue reading

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Radio Shangri-La Virtual Book Discussion

Radio Shangri-La: What I Learned in Bhutan, the Happiest Kingdom on Earth by Lisa Napoli. Published in 2011. Synopsis: Unsatisfied with her job with a major media outlet, and seeking greater meaning in her life, Lisa Napoli is given the opportunity … Continue reading

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Eat, Pray, Love Virtual Book Discussion

Eat, Pray, Love: One Women’s Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia by Elizabeth Gilbert. Published in 2006. Synopsis: In her mid-thirties, Elizabeth Gilbert finds herself recently divorced, severely depressed, and not getting what she wants out of life. A … Continue reading

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Some Girls Virtual Book Discussion

Some Girls: My Life in a Harem by Jillian Lauren. Published in 2010. Synopsis: Jillian Lauren was barely eighteen and an NYU dropout with a not-as-glamorous-as-planned semi-career blooming as an actress/stripper/call girl. At a ‘casting call’ she is offered the opportunity to … Continue reading

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