New York Times Book Review

Pride and Perseverance  (2013) — back page essay on Barbara Pym

Importing Italian Cuisine (2011) — back page essay on Elizabeth David 

What It Means to Be Middle Aged (2012) — review of In Our Prime, by Patricia Cohen

At Home with Susan Sontag (2011)– review of Sempre Susan, by Sigrid Nunez 

Domestic Goddess (2006) — review of The Short Life and Long Times of Isabella Beeton, by Kathryn Hughes


Elsewhere in the Times: When Flour Power Invaded the Kitchen (Dinitia Smith interviews Laura Shapiro, 2004)

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