Cultural icon Alice Waters recalls the circuitous road that led to the opening of Chez Panisse. Dotted with stories, recipes, photographs, and letters, Coming to My Senses is a revealing look at one woman’s evolution from a rebellious follower to a respected activist.
From award-winning memoirist and critic Jay Mendelsohn comes a tale of a father and son learning to understand one another through Homer’s great work. An Odyssey is an intricately woven memoir that echos the Odyssey itself, with its timeless themes of deception and recognition, marriage and children, the pleasures of travel and the meaning of home.
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