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Adam Gopnik

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The Table Comes First: Family, France and the Meaning of Food (2011)
3.22 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: I love Adam Gopnik's New Yorker pieces and I also enjoyed his other book Paris To The Moon. This book was dense. His passion for cuisine is obvious, and the history is fascinating, but there is SO MUCH. I had to take it little pieces at a time, so it took ages to get through. ...
The Best American Essays 2008 (2008)
3.72 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: This is probably the best "Best American Essays" collection I have read (out of the few I've read). The earlier editions I have read tended to drift toward the same content (dogs; being young in New York). I just found this particular collection intellectually challenging, in a g...
Angels and Ages: A Short Book About Darwin, Lincoln, and Modern Life (2009)
3.48 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: This not a history book. It's a story about two consequential historical figures, Darwin and Lincoln, who led profoundly compelling lives. Instead of facts, dates, and interesting tidbits of information, it's a story that makes you think's intellectual ...and quite well-wri...
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