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MAR-APR 2019

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40 slmag.net Bibliotaph... All ings Great and Small Melding history, psychology, art, and obsession, bestselling author Simon Garfield presents an intriguing look at humans' fascination with small things, and what small things tell us about our larger world. Simon Garfield—In Miniature: How Small ings Illuminate the World—paper over board, 336 pages, Atria Books (simonandschusterpublishing.com) Perfect for any Jane Austen enthusiast, this pocket- sized book is packed with memorable quotes from one of the most influential writers of all time. e Tiny Book of Jane Austen—hardcover, 192 pages, Insight Editions (insighteditions.com) Spanning nearly a century and encompassing everything from bouts on the turf to the hardwood, this book is a compilation of essential columns from more than three dozen masters of the press- box craft, written with passion, spontaneity and humor. John Schulian (Editor), Charles P. Pierce (Foreward)—e Great American Sports Page: A Century of Classic Columns from Ring Lardner to Sally Jenkins—hardcover, 421 pages, Library of America (loa.org) In an era of technology and digital communication, many of us find ourselves a bit out of practice when it comes to engaging in face-to-face small talk. Author Melissa Wadsworth provides simple advice, engaging visuals, and brief exercises to learn the art of small talk in a variety of situations. Melissa Wadsworth—How to Make Small Talk: Conversation Starters, Exercises, and Scenarios— paper over board, 160 pages, Adams Media (simonandschuster.com) is one-of-a-kind, freshly photographed recipe collection presents portraits of America's foremost food personalities and their intimate stories about food, family, and their passion for cooking — each accompanied by one or more of their personal signature dishes and family favorites. Joe Yonan (Editor)—America e Great Cookbook—hardcover, 482 pages, Weldon Owen (weldonowen.com) Compiled by Victoria Chase

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