Reviews and Such Books

Brillat-Savarin – The Physiology of Taste

The Physiology of Taste, by Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, is arguably the most famous food book ever written. First published in 1825, and almost 200 years later, it’s still in print. It’s best known translation is the one by M.F.K. Fisher. I didn’t purchase that one. From comments I’ve read, that edition is famous as much for Fisher’s commentary as Brillat-Savarin’s own writing. While now known primarily for his food writing, Brillat-Savarin spent most of his adult life as a politician serving…Continue readingBrillat-Savarin – The Physiology of Taste

Reviews and Such Books Reading Round Ups

March Non-Fiction Reading Round Up

As I mentioned in yesterday’s post, I decided to divide my March Reading Round Up into a March-fiction and a March non-fiction section. There was a bit of a problem with WordPress and the publication of yesterday’s post. So, if for some reason it didn’t show up in your WordPress reader feed, I’d appreciate it if you clicked on the link and had a gaze at it. I’ve got five non-fiction titles that I’m commenting on this month. They range…Continue readingMarch Non-Fiction Reading Round Up