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Favorite authorsDavid Attenborough, Margaret Atwood, Azby Brown, A. S. Byatt, Richard Curtis, E. M. Delafield, Anne Fadiman, Ian Falconer, M.F.K. Fisher, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Michael Frayn, Anna Funder, Barbara Kingsolver, John Lane, Harper Lee, Ira Levin, Alberto Manguel, Gabriel García Márquez, George Megalogenis, Haruki Murakami, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Maurice Sendak, Peter Singer, Nigel Slater, Christina Stead, Paul Theroux, Rose Tremain, G. B. Trudeau, Lee Tulloch, Bill Watterson, Marjorie Williams, Émile Zola (Shared favorites)


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Currently readingThe Grass Crown by Colleen McCullough
The Republic (Penguin Classics) by Plato
Emperors of Rome by David Potter
Little America: The War Within the War for Afghanistan (Vintage) by Rajiv Chandrasekaran
The Poison King: The Life and Legend of Mithradates, Rome's Deadliest Enemy by Adrienne Mayor

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Just starred your excellent review of Tom Wolfe's Bonfire. Particularly like that you shared "Savonarola, he of the original bonfire of the vanities". What did we miss not seeing the "investment bankers" as the criminal syndicates they turned out to be?
Re: Book of Jewish Food, I'm not sure I've made anything from it. For the most part, I collect Jewish cookbooks in hardcover for the history and eye candy. I sometimes actually use them on holidays, but I should make more of the tastes-good-cold Shabbos food if only to get more variety in E's school lunches (I've been over-relying on nut butter sandwiches).
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