Coming to my Senses by Alice Waters details her journey from suburban conformity to famous foodie. This “engaging and entertaining memoir” will appeal to general readers as well as culinary fans (Library Journal). Nomadland by Jessica Bruder profiles workcampers, retirees of no abode who travel from job to job. “A must-read that is simultaneously hopeless and uplifting” (Library journal). The Ordeal of Elizabeth Marsh by Linda Colley profiles a female Candide in the world’s first global economy, the British empire of the late 18thc. “Marsh’s life illuminates not only the vast global changes of that period . . . but also the almost limitless resources of her own indomitable spirit” (New Yorker).
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