Two for the Road: Our Love Affair with American Food

For all their foodie fame and notoriety, Jane and Michael Stern were not on my radar until they announced their divorce in 2008. All of a sudden, I was reading quite a bit of “Oh nooooo! They were perfect for each other!” all over the internet. In the comments sections of these divorce-related articles, IContinue reading “Two for the Road: Our Love Affair with American Food”

To a Mountain in Tibet

To a Mountain in Tibet is famed travel writer Colin Thubron’s latest travel memoir, which takes Thubron deep into western Tibet to visit Mount Kailas. Though the mountain itself has never been climbed–it is sacred to Tibetan Buddhists and therefore off limits–thousands of Hindus and Buddhists make the physically rigorous trek there every year toContinue reading “To a Mountain in Tibet”