What a year! Thank goodness for books. A shout-out to the following:
The Comfort Food Diaries: My Quest for the Perfect Dish to Mend a Broken Heart, by Emily Nunn (Atria, 2017).
- The author and Mary Norris (Between You & Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen, W.W. Norton, 2015) will be at Canio's Books, Sag Harbor, NY, on Saturday, Dec. 30, at 5.
(Postponed due to the snowstorm.)
Cuz: The Life and Times of Michael A, by Danielle Allen (Liveright, 2017)
Hi, Anxiety: Life with a Bad Case of Nerves, by Kat Kinsman (HarperCollins, 2016)
How to Travel Without Seeing: Dispatches from the New Latin America, written by Andrés Neuman and translated from the Spanish by Jeffrey Lawrence (Restless Books, 2016)
My Life with Bob: Flawed Heroine Keeps Book of Books, Plot Ensues, by Pamela Paul (Henry Holt, 2017)
Out on the Wire: The Storytelling Secrets of the New Masters of Radio, by Jessica Abel (Broadway Books, 2015)
Reading with Patrick: A Teacher, a Student, and a Life-Changing Friendship, by Michelle Kuo (Random House, 2017)
Schadenfreude, A Love Story: Me, the Germans, and 20 Years of Attempted Transformations, Unfortunate Miscommunications, and Humiliating Situations That Only They Have Words For, by Rebecca Schuman (Flatiron Books, 2017)
We Are Never Meeting in Real Life. Essays, by Samantha Irby (Vintage Books, 2017)
When in French: Love in a Second Language, by Lauren Collins (Penguin, 2016)