Daily Archives: November 3, 2011

Ruby Cohn, 1922-2011

Beckett scholar Ruby Cohn has passed away at age 89. [via A Piece of Monologue]

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Maya Angelou publishes a… cookbook.

Awesome.

Writing and cookery are just two different means of communication. Indeed, I feel cooking is a natural extension to my autobiography. In fiction, the story can be moulded to the author’s needs but in autobiography you have to tell the truth. The reader has to believe what the writer is saying or else the book has failed. The same applies to cooking; if there is no integrity to the recipes, no one will trust them.

[via The Guardian]

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