Memoir

Staff Pick: Sous Chef by Michael Gibney

by Jake

A typical day in the life of a chef. Reminiscent of Tony Bourdain’s Kitchen Confidential. Anyone considering culinary school or a life on the line or “in the weeds” should read this first.

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From the publisher:

"The back must slave to feed the belly. . . . "

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Staff Pick: Miles by Miles Davis and Quincey Troupe

by Allison

If you are reading this book because of Miles' troubles you'll find plenty, but more than anything this book is about a passion for music that will make you want to pick up an instrument and start to play.

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Staff Pick: On Writing by Stephen King

by Alison

Are you a reader? Are you a writer? Are you both? Are you neither? Then this book is for you. This book is essentially a master class by one of the best worldwide known authors of all time.

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From the publisher:

Immensely helpful and illuminating to any aspiring writer, this special edition of Stephen King's critically lauded, million-copy bestseller shares the experiences, habits, and convictions that have shaped him and his work.

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