Book 6; Continents: All Except Antarctica

The Disappearing Spoon: And Other True Tales of the Periodic Table by Sean Kean 394 pages (346 of content, but the endnotes are diverting, enlightening and overall worth reading) Much more engaging than your high school chemistry class I debated whether or not to review this book here. After all, the story of the periodic […]

Book 5; Continent: Asia, Europe, North America

Mastering the Art of Soviet Cooking: A Memoir of Food and Longing by Anya Von Bremzen 339 pages (recipes begin at page 298) Some food for thought while Putin chews through one-time Soviet lands This book caught my eye as Vladimir Putin began to make his noise about absorbing Crimea. Although food is a theme […]