A manic episode of a book, Stephen Florida follows its titular character, a college wrestler in his senior year at a North Dakota college, on a quest for greatness.
Julie Klam is the beloved and best-selling author of memoirs about family (Please Excuse My Daughter), friendship (Friendkeeping), and woman’s-best-friend (You Had Me at Woof, Love at First Bark) and now celebrity. With The Stars in Our Eyes, Klam is in true form: as a veteran of Vh1’s Pop-Up Video and David Letterman’s Late Show, there are few people as fluent in celebrity as she.
Samin Nosrat’s widely lauded book Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat came out in April of this year. It’s a new take (with visually stunning watercolors by artist Wendy MacNaughton) on cooking from the Chez Panisse alum and New York Times Magazine contributor.