— But you will be ready to say, what was your hope in doing this? — What did you look forward to? — To any thing, every thing — to time, chance, circumstances, slow effects, sudden bursts, perserverance and weariness ... Every possibility of good was before me, and the first of blessings secured ... — from Emma, by Jane Austen (1775-1817)
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April 21, 2017

Anticipation, 'culinary biography' edition



{July}

I'm so excited about this one.  I greatly enjoyed reading and listening to her short biography of Julia Child, two of the six remarkable women are Eleanor Roosevelt and Barbara Pym, and ... 'culinary biography.'  Oh, yes please.



3 comments:

JoAnn said...

Another book for my list! I bought Something from the Oven not too long ago. Thanks for the incentive to read it before her new book is released ;-)

Vintage Reading said...

What an interesting idea for a book. I wonder why they chose those particular writers?

Audrey said...

Hmmm...there's a lot of food in Barbara Pym's novels, and apparently ER was well known for serving terrible food ... but that's just a guess. I'm looking forward to finding out.

Something from the Oven and Perfection Salad have been on my reading list forevwe...time for me to read them, too!

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