Les Halles Cookbook isn’t so much a narrative as it is a harangue delivered in what would become Bourdain’s trademark blend of insolence, irreverence, and profanity.
A reader will understand and sympathize with the illness and its ramifications presented here. But with the unreliable narrator -- not so much.
Gallagher's work often suffers unfairly beside famous husband's Raymond Carver. The Man from Kinvara should permanently remedy this.
Deborah Willis enchants and transports with 11 stories of adolescent friendship, Canada, and birds in The Dark and Other Love Stories.