Children’s Author Walter Dean Myers Dies

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Walter Dean Myers, prolific author of children’s books – from picture books for youngsters to novels for young adults, to poetry and non-fiction, many depicting the realistic struggles of growing up a person of color – passed away on July 1, 2014 after a brief illness. After his mother died giving birth to his younger [….]

Yes, Chef by Marcus Samuelsson

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Yes, Chef: A Memoir Marcus Samuelsson Random House First Edition: June 26, 2012 ISBN 978-0-385-34260-5 —♦— I’m not a fan of cooking shows, where a chef walks you through the steps of making a really good dish.  Maybe it’s because I’m a pretty pitiful cook and no amount of display, discourse or demonstration is going [….]