Category Review

The Sweet Life in Paris

Sometime in the early 2000s, American pastry chef, and writer, David Lebovitz, decided to leave his life  in San Francisco behind, to  live in the city many of us (me, at least) dream of – Paris. In his light, and funny book, The Sweet Life in Paris, David shares his misunderstandings and (mis)adventures as an American trying to […]

Skippy Dies

“Skippy and Ruprecht are having a doughnut-eating race one evening when Skippy turns purple and falls off his chair.” Yes, Skippy dies.  No, that’s not a spoiler.  As the opening lines and title of the novel imply, Skippy’s death  is (one of ) the main plots of the book. A huge novel like Skippy Dies is hard […]