Search Results: "Food Network Magazine"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 15, 2011

"Eye-pleasing, well-balanced compilation of accessible recipes and cooking guidelines for on-the-go home chefs."
A popular cooking channel unveils an eclectic collection of quick and simple meals. Read full book review >

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THE NETWORK by Lincoln Schatz
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 11, 2012

"May find an audience with Beltway groupies but not much more."
Something gets lost in this analog "translation," as Chicago-based artist Schatz calls this book, of his monumental digital work in the permanent collection of the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, which goes on display in December 2012. Read full book review >

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THE NETWORK by Scott Woolley
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 12, 2016

"Beginning in the era of an 'ever-expanding worldwide web of cables,' the book is readable but could have been fleshed out more fully."
The past envisions the future in a short book that spans a century of revolutions in communications. Read full book review >

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FOOD by Jim Gaffigan
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 21, 2014

"Laughs served up just right on every page."
Veteran comedian Gaffigan (Dad Is Fat, 2013) once again proves that the surest way to the American funny bone is through a mouthful of cheeseburger and fries, followed by a milkshake chaser. Read full book review >

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FOOD by Kathlyn Gay
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 1, 2012

"A sobering, thought-provoking discussion that provides, yes, much food for thought. (glossary, source notes, bibliography, websites, index) (Nonfiction. 12 & up)"
An intelligent examination of food that probes how it is produced, procured and delivered to consumers—or not. Read full book review >

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FOOD by Piero Ventura
FOOD & COOKING
Released: Oct. 1, 1994

"A series with much realized promise and all sorts of potential. (Nonfiction. 8+)"
Much anticipated additions to the series of books that track a particular phenomenon through its historic changes: Houses and Clothing have already appeared, to which are now added Food and Communication. Read full book review >

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FOOD by Sterling Publishing
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 5, 2016

"As word books go, this set offers nothing new, but the presentation is simple and attractive. (Board book. 1-3)"
Colorful photos introduce babies and toddlers to some everyday foods and clothing in this set of board books. Read full book review >

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MAGAZINE BEACH by Lewis Gannett
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 1996

"Never really plausible, but Gannett's boundless energy makes his pages streak along, and his hero's self-effacing, almost juvenile persona is engaging."
A tale of doom from the author of the 1993 horror novel The Living One. Read full book review >

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THE ZEBRA NETWORK by Scan Flannery
Released: March 17, 1989

An American spy, captured, tortured, and then surprisingly released by the Soviets, becomes a fugitive from Americans who believe he has been turned—and from some bad eggs who know he has not. Read full book review >

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THE GHOST NETWORK by Catie Disabato
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 5, 2015

"Artistic ambition, cultural critique, and a revolutionary philosophy drive the mysteries underlying this complex, charismatic novel."
A probing investigation into the disappearance of a rising pop star and the subsequent death of an obsessive fan goes awry in this thrilling debut novel. Read full book review >

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NETWORK OF KILLERS by D.B. Reynolds
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 17, 2012

"Hard-core Mafia fans will appreciate the frequent gunplay, but both the mobsters and their victims do little to distinguish themselves from the long list of similar characters in the lengthy tradition of the genre."
A story of organized crime in early-1990s Kansas City from thriller writer Reynolds (Brush Creek Charlie, 2012). Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 1, 2005

"The best works of the year, cherry-picked and suitably delicious. The only quibble: Of 17 writers featured, only three are female."
Uniformly excellent collection of the winners and finalists of this year's National Magazine Awards. Read full book review >