Eliza Acton, despite having never before boiled an egg, became one of the world's most successful cookery writers. Her story is fascinating, uplifting and inspiring. With recipes that leap to life from the page, The Language of Food explores the enduring struggle for female freedom, the creativity and quiet joy of cooking and the poetry of food.
A biography of a Jewish woman, a writer who hosted a literary and political salon in late eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century Germany, written by one of the twentieth century's most prominent intellectuals, Hannah Arendt.
Written by the founder and director of the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program at Duke Integrative Medicine, this use-anywhere guide offers quick, proven-effective mindfulness practices for finding true contentment-even in the midst of chaos.
A completely delightful escape for anyone who has thought about running away, changing their life or taking a chance to fulfil their dream. And under the Venice moonlight . . . how could there not be romance?