The books Southern indie booksellers are recommending to readers everywhere!
Foodies rejoice!!! This sophisticated memoir will have your mouth watering to know more about this amazing author. I love the restaurant. The harder it is to get in the more determined people will be to get a reservation. Determination, grit, and talent take this book well into place as my favorite nonfiction book of the year.
Finding Freedom by Erin French (List Price: $28, Celadon Books, 9781250312341, 4/6/2021)
Reviewed by Jean Lewis, Copperfish Books in Punta Gorda, Florida
This very readable cookbook details the history of Chinese food in the United States, and weaves fascinating stories about the author’s lifetime experiences in San Francisco’s Chinatown around authentic, and often accessible, Chinese and Chinese-American recipes.
Mister Jiu’s in Chinatown by Brandon Jew, Tienlon Ho (List Price: $40, Ten Speed Press, 9781984856500, 3/9/2021)
Reviewed by Anne Peck, Righton Books in St Simons Island, Georgia