New and delightful cookbooks and memoirs highlighting cuisines from many cultures.
Mastering the art of Soviet cooking: a memoir of love and longing by Anya von Bremzen — This witty memoir captures the feasts and famines of three generations of Russian women.
Japanese soul cooking: ramen, tonkatsu, tempura, and more from the streets and kitchens of Tokyo and beyond by Tadashi Ono and Harris Salat ; photography by Todd Coleman — Comfort food Japanese-style.
Mastering the art of French eating: lessons in food and love from a year in Paris by Ann Mah — When her diplomat husband is assigned to Paris, Ann plots gastronomic adventures à deux. But when he is called to Iraq on a year-long post, Ann must stay alone in the City of Light.
Notes from the larder: a kitchen diary with recipes by Nigel Slater ; photographs by Jonathan Lovekin — British food writer Slater muses on a year in the kitchen--including a personal selection of simple and seasonal recipes.
John Adams, the writer: a treasury of letters, diaries, and public documents by compiled and edited by Carolyn P. Yoder
John & Abigail Adams: an American love story by Judith St. George
Ansel Adams: America's photographer ; a biography for young people by Beverly Gherman
Failure is impossible: the story of Susan B. Anthony by Lisa Frederiksen Bohannon
The Kennedy inauguration [videodisc]: January 20, 1961 by Films for the Humanities & Sciences ; NBC News ; NBC Universal, Inc
A tour of the White House with Mrs. John F. Kennedy [videodisc]: 1962 televised tour by created and produced by CBS News ; proudly presented by Marshall Fields, the Field Museum
American Experience: JFK by Kennedy, John F
The Kennedy Half-Century by Kennedy, John F
JFK Remembered: 50 Years Later by Kennedy, John Fitzgerald
The Day Kennedy Died by Spacey, Kevin
Tecumseh: a life by John Sugden
Sacajawea by [by] Harold P. Howard
Crazy Horse: a Lakota life by Kingsley M. Bray
Pocahontas by Grace Steele Woodward
Join us on Saturday, November 16 from 2:00-3:00 PM for a peek into the world which no one alive today has witnessed first-hand. As living historians renowned for their knowledge on daily life of the mid-19th century, Larissa Fleishman and Ken Giorlando will draw you into their world of horses & carriages, oil lamps & candles, and hoop skirts & top hats as they bring back the everyday life of long ago.
"Our Own Snug Fireside” is a program for audiences of all ages which offers a first-hand look into the activities, chores, occupations, manners, etiquette, and clothing of a time from over one hundred and fifty years ago. Using replica artifacts, entertaining exchanges, fun filled facts, and a bit of humor our presenters will show what life was like during such an intense time in American History: The Civil War.
Mrs. Fleishman and Mr. Giorlando have been students of history for decades, and not only have intently studied the everyday life of our ancestors, but have also been involved in the practice of historical presenting and living history/reenacting for nearly as long. “Our Own Snug Fireside” is certainly a chance to see history come alive.[Tatton Park Sept 201027 by DeviousWolf Photography is licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0]
- Nov. 20 7-8pm Planning Session
- Nov. 26 7-8pm Planning Session
- Dec. 2 7-8pm Planning Session
- Dec. 9 7-8pm Planning Session
- Dec. 14 6-9 PM Lock In
Check out some pictures from our previous Cosplay Contests for inspiration!
[Vrksasana – postura del árbol / Amineko Yoga by ((carola)) is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0]