Mary Ann Shaffer
Welcome to the Fictional Food Pop-Up Café, serving gastronomical delights straight from the pages of our favourite books. Some of these treats you may have tasted before, some are truly the stuff of fantasy, but each dish on the menu is a feast for the imagination. Bon Appetit!
Tags: Amy Tan, Annie Barrows, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, diana gabaldon, Douglas Adams, Fannie Flagg, Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe, Harry Potter, J.K. Rowling, jack kerouac, Laura Esquivel, Like Water for Chocolate, Lisa See, Marsha Mehran, Mary Ann Shaffer, On the Road, Pomegranate Soup, Richard C. Morais, Roald Dahl, The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, The Hundred-Foot Journey, The Joy Luck Club, The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane, Voyager
It may not seem like the most uplifting theme for a discussion usually had over cheese and wine, but it is precisely the surfeit of discussion points that make books about the Second World War so perfect for a book club pick. Continually relevant and continually refreshed, books set in this era, both fiction and… Read More »
Tags: All The Light We Cannot See, Annie Barrows, Anthony Doerr, David Guterson, Esi Edugyen, Half Blood Blues, Kate Atkinson, Life After Life, Mary Ann Shaffer, pam jenoff, Snow Falling on Cedars, The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, The Orphan's Tale
People who love books really love books. We read everything we can get our hands on, join book clubs, become obsessed with our favorite authors and even go into careers in the book world. There are so many amazing books to read, but there’s nothing like reading about characters that love books as much as… Read More »
Tags: 84 Charing Cross Road, Annie Barrows, Books, carlos ruiz zafon, Cornelia Funke, Diane Setterfield, Gabrielle Zevin, Helen Hanff, Helene Hanff, Inkheart, jane austen, Karen Joy Fowler, Markus Zusak, Mary Ann Shaffer, Matilda, reading, Roald Dahl, The Book Thief, The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, The Jane Austen Book Club, The Shadow of the Wind, The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry, The Thirteenth Tale