Search Results: "Amal Naj"


BOOK REVIEW

PEPPERS by Amal Naj
NON-FICTION
Released: June 9, 1992

"Still, an agreeable assemblage of lore and field reportage."
Naj, a Wall Street Journal writer born and raised in Bengal, travels in Central and South America and the US Southwest in pursuit of pepper specialists and special peppers—all of the hot, capsaicin-endowed varieties known to most of us as chiles. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Paris by Amal Kharbichi
NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 27, 2015

"Insider travel information from an erudite author."
A guide to traveling in Paris by a debut author and self-proclaimed "citizen of the world." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ACROSS THE LAKES by Amal Chatterjee
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 15, 1999

"One of those rare novels where more would be better than less."
A first novel by a Sri Lankan-born, Indian-educated writer now living in Scotland begins with much promise, but loses steam as obvious, plot-driven events rush an abrupt resolution. Read full book review >