Quickies: Butter & Lincoln in the Bardo

Butter: A Rich History by Elaine Khosrova Publisher/Year: Algonquin Books, 2016 Format: eBook Pages: 336 Source: Publisher What it is: Khosrova takes readers around the world to examine the cultural and religious significance of butter. She also looks at the history of butter making and its subsequent commercialization, then turns her focus to contemporary butter artisans. Only about half theContinue reading “Quickies: Butter & Lincoln in the Bardo”

Tenth of December

It was shortlisted for the National Book Award in the fiction category. It made the final cut for the 2013 Goodreads Choice Awards. It’s basically on like…every Best Of list out right now. And even before all that? There was the nonstop buzz around the book when it was published. And I bit. I borrowedContinue reading “Tenth of December”