by Frank McCourt
“When I look back on my childhood I wonder how I managed to survive at all. It was, of course, a miserable childhood: the happy childhood is hardly worth your while. Worse than the ordinary miserable childhood is the miserable Irish childhood, and worse yet is the miserable Irish Catholic childhood.” More here.
Congratulations to Amanda Lindhout and Sara Corbett, A House in the Sky is Amazon's pick for Best in 2013 in Biography & Memoir!
H O L I D A Y S P O T L I G H T O N. . .
THE JOY OF COOKING
75th Anniversary Edition
by Irma S. Rombauer, Marion Rombauer Becker, and Ethan Becker
The Joy of Cooking—selected by The New York Public Library as one of the 150 most important and influential books of the twentieth century—has millions of people to cook, helped feed and delight millions more, answered countless kitchen questions, and averted many a cooking crisis. A family affair, Marion Becker and Irma Rombauer, whose first instructions to the cook were "stand facing the stove," are here as well as Marion's son Ethan. This 75th anniversary edition draws upon the best of the past and present. Learn more about the book here.
By Anjelica Huston
"Lucid, loving, all a memoir should be."
—Joan Didion, National Book Award-winning author of The Year of Magical Thinking and Blue Nights
"Filled with giltter, glamour, and excitement, but it is unerpinned by loss, solitude, and estrangement, and the need to tell the truth, which makes the book memorable and affecting."
—Colm Tóibin, author of Brooklyn and The Testament of Mary
Special Signed Edition available here.
T H E S E A S O N ' S B E S T F R O M S C R I B N E R . . .
S o m e t h i n g f o r E v e r y o n e o n Y o u r L i s t !