Kafka’s Soup: A complete history of world literature in 14 recipes. Mark Crick, Harcourt, New York, $14.95.
This is a cute book with a cute premise; summarize the writing style of authors as diverse as Chaucer, Marcel Proust and Virginia Woolf by presenting recipes and how they might have described them
The one in the style of Raymond Chandler was the best and Graham Greene the worst: but they were all fun to read. I want to pass it on top three of my food-nut friends I’ve thought of so far.