So someone sweet bought you a Kindle, huh? Well aren't you well-loved? But now comes the hard question, which is... what are you going to read? There isn't a one-size fits all answer to this question, of course, but we're going to do our best to recommend some of the best books we can think of to get you started. Happy reading!
The Swerve: How the World Became Modern, by Stephen Greenblatt (2012)
A non-fiction Pulitzer winner, this book makes the case that the rediscovery of a revolutionary work by Lucretius changed the course of history.
Mastering the Art of French Cooking, Volume 1, by Julia Child (1961)
If you have even the bare minimum interest in cooking, this highly readable cookbook is a great place to start. More than teaching “French” cooking, it instructs in basic methods useful for all cuisines.