A Geography of Oysters: The Connoisseur's Guide to Oyster Eating in North America, by Rowan Jacobson
Rather dry but interesting look at oysters and regional differences. This book lacked the almost delirious celebration of terroir- or rather, merroir- that American Terroir had, but was a quick introduction into the differences between species and how the appelations came to be defined.
This is a log of what books I've been reading and movies I've been watching. Comments are welcome!
One explanation seems necessary - the phrase "Life-Changing Fiction" is not in any way an endorsement of those books- in fact, I think those books are Awful, and want that to be clear. "Life-Changing Fiction", as a phrase, has been trademarked, absurdly, by the "Christian fiction" writer Karen Kingsbury, and that is Just Not Right. Aside from being ridiculous, it just sheds light on the hypocrisy of the writer. What would Jesus copyright?