Pleasure Does Not Always Equal Death

Posted on by David Gelber

Of all the myriad new titles published each year, those about golf, knitting and diets are surely the most boring, yet without them the publishers would never be able to afford to print that slim volume of short stories that everyone, unfortunately, thinks he has in him. Diet books are of course nothing new, but […]

Money for Jam

Posted on by Tom Fleming

Guislaine Morland’s autobiographical recipe book, The Food of Love, takes the first year of her second divorce as its subject, thus promising some sort of narrative structure – farewell banquets, new friends, sensual comforts and so on. In January she has a transatlantic affair but describes only the jet lag; in February an old friend […]

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