Into Wine

Into Wine Author Olivier Magny
ISBN-10 0615658431
Release 2013-04-17
Pages 220
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Voila! Here is the book that makes learning about wine not only fun, but truly inspiring. Olivier Magny is the founder of France's #1 wine school. He's passionate about making wine more fun and its culture more accessible. Reading this book, you will certainly learn profusely about wine, but you will also learn about all sorts of things far beyond wine that you never knew were connected. You will discover that wine is an eye opening window into our world. INTO WINE is a journey - one that changed Magny's life. -- Amazon website.



Stuff Parisians Like

Stuff Parisians Like Author Olivier Magny
ISBN-10 9781101516713
Release 2011-07-05
Pages 288
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In the tradition of the New York Times bestseller Stuff White People Like, a tongue-in-cheek homage to Parisians. To be mistaken for a Parisian, readers must buy the newspaper Le Monde, fold it, and walk. Then sit at a café and make phone calls. Be sure to order San Pellegrino, not any other kind of fizzy water. They shouldn't be surprised when a waiter brings out two spoons after they order le moelleux au chocolat- it is understood that the dessert is too sinfully delicious not to share. Go to l'île Saint-Louis-all Parisians are irredeemably in love with that island. Feel free to boldly cross the street whenever the impulse strikes-pedestrian crosswalks are too dangerous. If they take a cruise on the Seine, they will want to stand outside, preferably with their collar popped up. If they want to decorate, may we suggest the photographs of Robert Doisneau? To truly be cool in Paris, own an iPhone, wear Converse sneakers, and order sushi. And as they stroll through the Luxembourg Gardens, remember-they can't go wrong wearing black.



Finders Keepers

Finders Keepers Author John McCraw
ISBN-10 142695929X
Release 2011-04-20
Pages 236
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Gone underground to avoid assassination, Jeffrey Mason encounters a no-win situation that leads him into a major power play involving elements of the rich and infamous, Hollywood, and organized crime.



The Universal Magazine of Knowledge and Pleasure

The Universal Magazine of Knowledge and Pleasure    Author
ISBN-10 SRLF:A0006581813
Release 1751
Pages
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The Universal Magazine of Knowledge and Pleasure has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from The Universal Magazine of Knowledge and Pleasure also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full The Universal Magazine of Knowledge and Pleasure book for free.



Water Into Wine

Water Into Wine Author Kelly Minter
ISBN-10 1578567971
Release 2004
Pages 171
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Addressing several aspects of living as a follower of Jesus--including obedience, servanthood, faithfulness, grace, authenticity, trust, and freedom--"Water Into Wine" is an intriguing, humorous, and significant read that reveals biblical truth in a fresh and compelling way.



Origins of Architectural Pleasure

Origins of Architectural Pleasure Author Grant Hildebrand
ISBN-10 0520215052
Release 1999
Pages 174
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This engaging study discusses ways in which architectural forms emulate some archetypal settings that humans have found appealing--and useful for survival--from ancient times to the present. 119 photos. 6 line figures.



Grapes into Wine

Grapes into Wine Author Philip M. Wagner
ISBN-10 9780307784285
Release 2011-04-13
Pages 336
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As the first to write a basic book in English on winemaking from the winemaker’s point of view, Philip Wagner has long been considered an authority on the subject, and his book American Wines and Wine-Making has become a bible for small producers and home winemakers in this country. Now, in this completely new version of that classic, Mr. Wagner takes into account the many dramatic changes that in recent years have revolutionized the American wine scene. With the knowledge that comes from his own experimentation, Mr. Wagner discusses the new, successful hybrids that have now made it possible to grow wine-producing grapes in far more areas of the United States than used to be considered feasible. Once again he covers all the basic technical information, including recent developments important to the small commercial winery and to the home producer—from the choice of the right vines to the vintage itself, the care of the new wines, and finally the bottling of the wine: red, white, and rosé, sparkling and sweet. There is a new chapter on concentrates for the growing number of people who want to make wine but are not close to a source for suitable grapes, or haven’t the space to work with fresh materials. Mr. Wagner describes what concentrates are, how they are made, what the characteristics are of different types, and what to expect. There are specific instructions on procedure and on the necessary (and unnecessary) equipment. In addition, Philip Wagner’s introductory chapters on the evolution of the wine grape, on European winegrowing, and on the contemporary scene throughout the United States provide an excellent guide for the consumer, as does his concluding chapter on tasting and using wine. Peppered throughout with a wealth of historical and anecdotal material as well as down-to-earth experience—and full of the author’s appreciation of wine and winemaking as a way of life—this book is not only a useful guide but delightful and rewarding reading. From the Trade Paperback edition.



Eat Mangoes Naked

Eat Mangoes Naked Author SARK
ISBN-10 0684859777
Release 2001-05-02
Pages 208
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This book is your traveling pleasure companion. I want to remind you to seek out pleasure and lightly scoop it up! It is also a guide to finding pleasure in all of the difficult places: during illness, at the periodontist, facing our aging and mortality... I share my explorations into pleasure, and the places I get lost. Let's magnify our pleasures together, no matter what else is happening in our lives.



The Strays

The Strays Author Emily Bitto
ISBN-10 9781785079528
Release 2016-08-15
Pages 288
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Winner of the Stella Prize for Fiction.



Tales and Readings for the People

Tales and Readings for the People Author
ISBN-10 NYPL:33433081662821
Release 1849
Pages
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Tales and Readings for the People has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Tales and Readings for the People also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Tales and Readings for the People book for free.



Venice for Pleasure

Venice for Pleasure Author J. G. Links
ISBN-10 184368134X
Release 2016
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Venice for Pleasure has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Venice for Pleasure also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Venice for Pleasure book for free.



Vino Italiano

Vino Italiano Author Joseph Bastianich
ISBN-10 9780770434267
Release 2012-07-11
Pages 544
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At one time, Italian wines conjured images of cheap Chianti in straw-wrapped bottles. More recently, expensive “Super Tuscans” have been the rage. But between these extremes lay a bounty of delicious, moderately priced wines that belong in every wine drinker’s repertoire. Vino Italiano is the only comprehensive and authoritative American guide to the wines of Italy. It surveys the country’s wine-producing regions; identifies key wine styles, producers, and vintages; and offers delicious regional recipes. Extensive reference materials—on Italy’s 300 growing zones, 361 authorized grape varieties, and 200 of the top producers— provide essential information for restaurateurs and wine merchants, as well as for wine enthusiasts. Beautifully illustrated as well as informative, Vino Italiano is the perfect invitation to the Italian wine experience.



Open Invitation

Open Invitation Author Jasmine Haynes
ISBN-10 0425213609
Release 2006
Pages 324
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During a visit to The Sex Club, three women--best friends Debbie Carter, Virginia Hansen, and Stacy Parrish--discover a new passion and pleasure in their lives, in a trio of sensuous stories--"Invitation to Seduction, "Invitation to Pleasure," and "Invitation to Passion." Original. 25,000 first printing.



A Pleasure and a Calling

A Pleasure and a Calling Author Phil Hogan
ISBN-10 9781448169450
Release 2014-02-27
Pages 288
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You won’t remember Mr Heming. He showed you round your comfortable home, suggested a sustainable financial package, negotiated a price with the owner and called you with the good news. The less good news is that, all these years later, he still has the key. That’s absurd, you laugh. Of all the many hundreds of houses he has sold, why would he still have the key to mine? The answer to that is, he has the keys to them all. William Heming’s every pleasure is in his leafy community. He loves and knows every inch of it, feels nurtured by it, and would defend it - perhaps not with his life but if it came to it, with yours...



What Doesn t Kill Us

What Doesn t Kill Us Author Scott Carney
ISBN-10 9781623366919
Release 2017-01-03
Pages 288
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What Doesn't Kill Us, a New York Times bestseller, traces our evolutionary journey back to a time when survival depended on how well we adapted to the environment around us. Our ancestors crossed deserts, mountains, and oceans without even a whisper of what anyone today might consider modern technology. Those feats of endurance now seem impossible in an age where we take comfort for granted. But what if we could regain some of our lost evolutionary strength by simulating the environmental conditions of our ancestors? Investigative journalist and anthropologist Scott Carney takes up the challenge to find out: Can we hack our bodies and use the environment to stimulate our inner biology? Helping him in his search for the answers is Dutch fitness guru Wim Hof, whose ability to control his body temperature in extreme cold has sparked a whirlwind of scientific study. Carney also enlists input from an Army scientist, a world-famous surfer, the founders of an obstacle course race movement, and ordinary people who have documented how they have cured autoimmune diseases, lost weight, and reversed diabetes. In the process, he chronicles his own transformational journey as he pushes his body and mind to the edge of endurance, a quest that culminates in a record-bending, 28-hour climb to the snowy peak of Mt. Kilimanjaro wearing nothing but a pair of running shorts and sneakers. An ambitious blend of investigative reporting and participatory journalism, What Doesn't Kill Us explores the true connection between the mind and the body and reveals the science that allows us to push past our perceived limitations.



Why I Read

Why I Read Author Wendy Lesser
ISBN-10 9780374709815
Release 2014-01-07
Pages 240
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"Wendy Lesser's extraordinary alertness, intelligence, and curiosity have made her one of America's most significant cultural critics," writes Stephen Greenblatt. In Why I Read, Lesser draws on a lifetime of pleasure reading and decades of editing one of the most distinguished literary magazines in the country, The Threepenny Review, to describe her love of literature. As Lesser writes in her prologue, "Reading can result in boredom or transcendence, rage or enthusiasm, depression or hilarity, empathy or contempt, depending on who you are and what the book is and how your life is shaping up at the moment you encounter it." Here the reader will discover a definition of literature that is as broad as it is broad-minded. In addition to novels and stories, Lesser explores plays, poems, and essays along with mysteries, science fiction, and memoirs. As she examines these works from such perspectives as "Character and Plot," "Novelty," "Grandeur and Intimacy," and "Authority," Why I Read sparks an overwhelming desire to put aside quotidian tasks in favor of reading. Lesser's passion for this pursuit resonates on every page, whether she is discussing the book as a physical object or a particular work's influence. "Reading literature is a way of reaching back to something bigger and older and different," she writes. "It can give you the feeling that you belong to the past as well as the present, and it can help you realize that your present will someday be someone else's past. This may be disheartening, but it can also be strangely consoling at times." A book in the spirit of E. M. Forster's Aspects of the Novel and Elizabeth Hardwick's A View of My Own, Why I Read is iconoclastic, conversational, and full of insight. It will delight those who are already avid readers as well as neophytes in search of sheer literary fun.



Invitation to Architecture

Invitation to Architecture Author Max Jacobson
ISBN-10 1621138372
Release 2014
Pages 266
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"This book is an informal, accessible guide to architecture for the layperson"--