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Author: Priya Basil
Release Date: April 21, 2020
A thought-provoking meditation on food, family, identity, immigration, and, most of all, hospitality--at the table and beyond--that's part food memoir, part appeal for more authentic decency in our daily worlds, and in the world at large.Be My Guest ...
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Author: Celeste Headlee | Narrator: Celeste Headlee
Release Date: March 10, 2020
We work feverishly to make ourselves happy. So why are we so miserable? This manifesto helps us break free of our unhealthy devotion to efficiency and shows us how to reclaim our time and humanity with a little more leisure.Despite our constant searc...
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Author: John von Sothen | Narrator: John von Sothen
Release Date: May 07, 2019
A hilarious, candid account of what life in France is actually like, from a writer for Vanity Fair and GQAmericans love to love Paris. We buy books about how the French parent, why French women don't get fat, and how to be Parisian wherever you are. ...
Author: Antonio Damasio | Narrator: Antonio Damasio and Steve West
Release Date: February 06, 2018
From one of our preeminent neuroscientists: a landmark reflection that spans the biological and social sciences, offering a new way of understanding the origins of life, feeling, and culture.   The Strange Order of Things is a pathbreaking inves...
Author: Eddie Huang | Narrator: Eddie Huang
Release Date: May 31, 2016
From the author of Fresh Off the Boat, now a hit ABC sitcom, comes a hilarious and fiercely original story of culture, family, love, and red-cooked pork Eddie Huang was finally happy. Sort of. He’d written a bestselling book and was the star of...
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Author: Dave Isay and Dave Isay | Narrator: StoryCorps Participants
Release Date: November 08, 2007
From more than ten thousand interviews, StoryCorps—the largest oral history project in the nation's history—presents a tapestry of American stories, told by the people who lived them to the people they love.  StoryCorps began with th...
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Author: Julia Alvarez | Narrator: Daphne Rubin-Vega
Release Date: August 02, 2007
The bestselling author of How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents, Julia Alvarez, examines the parties and preparations of the quincea–era.
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