Nonfiction, Right Here

LEGO, Ancient Languages and Taekwon-do Are you an adult? Are you a fan? A fan of, you know, anything that would warrant the explanation of “adult” before it? Perhaps you are  an adult fan of playdough, or of Sesame Street. Generally this suggests that this activity is something that should have been given up before […]

Bibliotaste: Fictional Feasts

I was reading The Paris Review, chopstick-extended fingers trying to navigate a flailing noodle into my mouth while bypassing the space over my keyboard when I came across an article entitled Hemingway’s Hamburger. The author, Cheryl Lu-Tien Tan, describes kneading a mixture of meat, capers, and spices into a patty described by a recipe for […]

Bibliotaste: If Necessary, A Jackfruit

(Or not the king, but a prince, of fruit)   Let me pose to you a theory I recently overheard, a conversation in which the jackfruit was being called “the new kale”. I remember earlier this year that the entertainment umbrella E! announced that the jackfruit was the hot new vegetable of 2013. Being called […]