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The annual Capital M Literary Festival begins March 2, celebrating the best in fiction, literary non-fiction, journalism, arts, poetry and more with a glorious mix of writers from around the world and at home in [...]

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Shark’s Fin and Sichuan Pepper: A Sweet-Sour Memoir of Eating in China by Fuchsia Dunlop
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

When referencing the different points in life, there are poignant ways to highlight moments.

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Beijing, China — I took a break from the tedium of moving into a new apartment at the south end of Chaoyang park and saw David Sedaris at The Bookworm read from his latest book Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk: A Modest Bestiary.

I decided I needed [...]

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I have a weakness for bookstores. I like to judge a book by the cover and the first two pages. Had I judged one of my favorite books, Of Human Bondage, by the first 100 pages, I’d never have gotten [...]

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