Appetites

Appetites
Author: Geneen Roth
Pages: 245
ISBN: UOM:39076001766810
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Release: 1996
Editor: Penguin USA
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

Explores the themes of longing, self-denial, and nourishment within the broader context of women's experience, drawing on her own healing and the experiences of others to analyze the aspects of appetite and its impact

Appetites

Appetites
Author: Anthony Bourdain,Laurie Woolever
Pages: 304
ISBN: 9780062409966
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Release: 2016-10-25
Editor: HarperCollins
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

Anthony Bourdain is a man of many appetites. And for many years, first as a chef, later as a world-traveling chronicler of food and culture on his CNN series Parts Unknown, he has made a profession of understanding the appetites of others. These days, however, if he’s cooking, it’s for family and friends. Appetites, his first cookbook in more than ten years, boils down forty-plus years of professional cooking and globe-trotting to a tight repertoire of personal favorites—dishes that everyone should (at least in Mr. Bourdain’s opinion) know how to cook. Once the supposed "bad boy" of cooking, Mr. Bourdain has, in recent years, become the father of a little girl—a role he has embraced with enthusiasm. After years of traveling more than 200 days a year, he now enjoys entertaining at home. Years of prep lists and the hyper-organization necessary for a restaurant kitchen, however, have caused him, in his words, to have "morphed into a psychotic, anally retentive, bad-tempered Ina Garten." The result is a home-cooking, home-entertaining cookbook like no other, with personal favorites from his own kitchen and from his travels, translated into an effective battle plan that will help you terrify your guests with your breathtaking efficiency.

Appetites

Appetites
Author: Caroline Knapp
Pages: 324
ISBN: 9781458716460
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Release: 2010-10-08
Editor: ReadHowYouWant.com
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

What looks like a consciously altruistic effort to encapsulate one woman's entire life into lessons for the benefit of womankind may be just that: after divulging every gruesome detail of her spiral into anorexia and subsequent self-discoveries in this memoir, Knapp died of lung cancer last June at age 42. Similar in tone to her previous Drinking: A Love Story, this work is candid and persuasive enough to reach many women with analogous problems. But it's more than one woman's tragic story; multitudinous interviews with women with eating disorders, excerpts from classic feminist texts and sociological statistics lend credence and categorize the book under cultural studies as much as self-help. Knapp hypothesizes that the feminists who came after the revolutionary 1960s, herself included, were stifled rather than empowered by the overwhelming choices before them. They gained ''the freedom to hunger and to satisfy hunger in all its varied forms.'' Unfortunately, writes Knapp, size-obsessed fashion magazines and other social messages contradict a woman's right to desire, contributing to the rise in eating disorders and other illnesses. Knapp observes an aspect of the backlash against the feminist movement: when ''women were demanding the right to take up more space in the world,'' they were being told by a still patriarchal society ''to grow physically smaller.'' Though Knapp admits it's ''easier to worry about the body than the soul,'' she hopes creating a dialogue about anorexia will enable all women to nourish both.

Appetites

Appetites
Author: Caroline Knapp
Pages: 224
ISBN: 9781582436951
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Release: 2004-03-24
Editor: Catapult
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

In Appetites, Caroline Knapp confronts Freud's famous question, "What do women want?" and boldly reframes it, asking instead: How does a woman know, and then honor, what it is she wants in a culture bent on shaping, defining, and controlling her desires? Knapp, bestselling author of Drinking: A Love Story and Pack of Two: The Intricate Bond Between People and Dogs, has turned her brilliant eye towards how a woman's appetite—for food, love, work, and pleasure—has become a battlefield. She uses her own experiences with anorexia as a powerful exploration of what can happen when we are divorced from our most basic hungers—and offers her own success as testament to the joy of saying "I want." Provocative, important, and deeply familiar, Appetites beautifully—and urgently—challenges all women to learn what it is to feed both the body and the soul.

Feeding Your Appetites

Feeding Your Appetites
Author: Stephen Arterburn,Debra Cherry
Pages: 224
ISBN: 9781418537371
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Release: 2007-11-04
Editor: Thomas Nelson
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Our appetites are like fire! They can fill our lives with warmth, or they can become an uncontrolled inferno that is capable of destroying a career, a marriage, a soul. If you've ever struggled with cravings, whether for chocolate, shopping, alcohol, sex, cars, work, or power, you know how it works. Best-selling author Stephen Arterburn and Dr. Debra Cherry reach below the surface of such harmful behaviors to address the underlying needs that drive us all, and how those hungers can bring us fulfillment, not frustration. Discover the original and very good purpose for your appetites Develop useful strategies for managing your misdirected cravings Understand the connections between appetites, addictions, and sin Expose phony and inadequate sources of satisfaction Avoid the trap of "spiritual anorexia," which numbs you to what you really need Maybe you haven't given much thought to what drives your life. Here's your chance to consider all your appetites in a new light, and to bring under control the ones that are keeping you from the life you long to live.

Appetites

Appetites
Author: Judith Farquhar
Pages: 354
ISBN: 9780822383451
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Release: 2002-04-05
Editor: Duke University Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Judith Farquhar’s innovative study of medicine and popular culture in modern China reveals the thoroughly political and historical character of pleasure. Ranging over a variety of cultural terrains--fiction, medical texts, film and television, journalism, and observations of clinics and urban daily life in Beijing—Appetites challenges the assumption that the mundane enjoyments of bodily life are natural and unvarying. Farquhar analyzes modern Chinese reflections on embodied existence to show how contemporary appetites are grounded in history. From eating well in improving economic times to memories of the late 1950s famine, from the flavors of traditional Chinese medicine to modernity’s private sexual passions, this book argues that embodiment in all its forms must be invented and sustained in public reflections about personal and national life. As much at home in science studies and social theory as in the details of life in Beijing, this account uses anthropology, cultural studies, and literary criticism to read contemporary Chinese life in a materialist and reflexive mode. For both Maoist and market reform periods, this is a story of high culture in appetites, desire in collective life, and politics in the body and its dispositions.

Savage Appetites

Savage Appetites
Author: Rachel Monroe
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9781501188893
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Release: 2020-07-07
Editor: Scribner
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A “necessary and brilliant” (NPR) exploration of our cultural fascination with true crime told through four “enthralling” (The New York Times Book Review) narratives of obsession. In Savage Appetites, Rachel Monroe links four criminal roles—Detective, Victim, Defender, and Killer—to four true stories about women driven by obsession. From a frustrated and brilliant heiress crafting crime-scene dollhouses to a young woman who became part of a Manson victim’s family, from a landscape architect in love with a convicted murderer to a Columbine fangirl who planned her own mass shooting, these women are alternately mesmerizing, horrifying, and sympathetic. A revealing study of women’s complicated relationship with true crime and the fear and desire it can inspire, together these stories provide a window into why many women are drawn to crime narratives—even as they also recoil from them. Monroe uses these four cases to trace the history of American crime through the growth of forensic science, the evolving role of victims, the Satanic Panic, the rise of online detectives, and the long shadow of the Columbine shooting. Combining personal narrative, reportage, and a sociological examination of violence and media in the 20th and 21st centuries, Savage Appetites is a “corrective to the genre it interrogates” (The New Statesman), scrupulously exploring empathy, justice, and the persistent appeal of crime.

Insatiable Appetites

Insatiable Appetites
Author: Stuart Woods
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9780698154155
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Release: 2015-01-06
Editor: Penguin
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

Secrets and seduction are temptations Stone Barrington can’t resist, and in this action-packed thriller in the #1 New York Times bestselling series, he encounters plenty of both... It’s a time of unexpected change for Stone Barrington. A recent venture has achieved a great victory, but is immediately faced with a new challenge: an underhanded foe who’s determined to wreak havoc at any cost. Meanwhile, when Stone finds himself responsible for distributing the estate of a respected friend and mentor, the process unearths secrets that range from merely surprising to outright alarming. And when a lethal beauty from Stone’s past resurfaces, there’s no telling what chaos will follow in her wake...

Insatiable Appetites

Insatiable Appetites
Author: Madonne M. Miner
Pages: 158
ISBN: UCSC:32106006797077
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Release: 1984
Editor: Praeger
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The women's bestseller has become the acknowledged literary phenomenon of the last half-century. Madonne M. Miner takes the first critical look at this development and offers a serious reading of five of the most famous twentieth-century women's bestsellers--Gone with the Wind, Forever Amber, Peyton Place, Valley of the Dolls, and Scruples. She outlines repeated plot structures, image patterns, and thematic concerns. From these Miner constructs a twentieth-century white middle-class American woman's story, suggests ways in which female readers respond to women's bestsellers, and proposes a matrilineal linkage between the novels.

Excessive Appetites

Excessive Appetites
Author: Jim Orford
Pages: 367
ISBN: UOM:39015009516603
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Release: 1985
Editor: John Wiley & Sons Incorporated
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A comprehensive monograph that examines a whole range of addictive behaviors and how they relate to the developmental process. Emphasizing social psychological processes, it also considers the role of biological factors in addiction. Covers drinking, drug-taking, eating, gambling and sexuality. Analyzes how such behaviours are taken up, how they become difficult and hard to control and, finally, the processes involved in change.

Appetites of Love

Appetites of Love
Author: Elizabeth Bartlett
Pages: 64
ISBN: UOM:39015047599215
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Release: 2001
Editor: Bloodaxe Books Limited
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Bartlett's powerfully evocative poems are remarkable for their painfully truthful insights into people's lives. In her new collection, drawing on poems written in her 70s, she recalls past loves and times with openness and honesty.

Appetites a Cookbook

Appetites  a Cookbook
Author: Anthony Bourdain
Pages: 320
ISBN: 140888383X
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Release: 2016-10-25
Editor: Unknown
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

Brash, wild, original and badass. This is Anthony Bourdain's interpretation of a normal cookbook.As a restaurant professional, Bourdain spent his life on the fringes of normality - he worked while normal people played, and played while normal people slept. Since then he has settled (kind of) into family life and is cooking for the people he loves rather than people who pay. These are the recipes he turns to when called in for pancake service at sleepover parties or when preparing a violence-free family dinner.Each and every word is informed by his years in the industry and a life dedicated to food. This is a man who has declared the club sandwich as America's Enemy and wants you to understand the principles of Bad Sandwich Theory. He has distilled his views on dessert to this: it should always be Stilton.Illustrated with photography that somehow manages to be both strangely beautiful and utterly grotesque, this cookbook - Bourdain's first in ten years - is a home-cooking, home-entertaining cookbook like no other.

Endless Appetites

Endless Appetites
Author: Alan Bjerga
Pages: 208
ISBN: 9781118169599
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Release: 2011-09-23
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

How to understand the twenty-first century food crisis Since 2007, farm-product prices have rocketed and plunged, causing hunger, malnutrition, and social and political upheaval around the world. Endless Appetites explores how "food security," the availability of food and the reasonable ability to buy it, has become one of the most challenging topics of our time. With every jump in grocery-store prices, the issue becomes more and more pressing, proven by this year's record increase in food prices, which has already topped the spike of 2008. Award-winning commodities reporter Alan Bjerga explains the food crisis and why it is happening in an accessible, articulate manner Why is this happening when more food is being grown than ever? Why are crop markets?first established in the 1800's to help stabilize agricultural commodity prices?acting like an investors' casino, with prices absorbed by rich nations taking food from the mouths of the poor? From college campuses to emergency UN meetings, "food security" is one of the hottest topics of the day, with no shortage of interest in how to stabilize food prices worldwide to close the hunger gap To understand the growing international food crisis, readers need an expert they can rely on. One of the most widely acclaimed journalists on food security, Alan Bjerga is up to the task, taking readers from the trading floor of Chicago to the highlands of East Africa to the rice paddies of Thailand on a global trek to find the causes of the food-price crisis?and the solutions.

Anglo Saxon Appetites

Anglo Saxon Appetites
Author: Hugh Magennis
Pages: 195
ISBN: UOM:39015046899095
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Release: 1999
Editor: Four Courts PressLtd
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

In examining the treatment of food and drink and eating and drinking, Food and Drink in Anglo-Saxon Britain focuses centrally on Old English poetry but also refers extensively to the prose and to texts in other early Germanic languages and in Latin.

Carnal Appetites

Carnal Appetites
Author: Elspeth Probyn
Pages: 176
ISBN: 9781134595532
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Release: 2003-09-02
Editor: Routledge
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

In Carnal Appetites, Elspeth Probyn charts the explosion of interest in food - from the cults that spring up around celebrity chefs, to our love/hate relationship with fast food, our fetishization of food and sex, and the impact of our modes of consumption on our identities. 'You are what you eat' the saying goes, but is the tenet truer than ever? As the range of food options proliferates in the West, our food choices become inextricably linked with our lives and lifestyles. Probyn also tackles issues that trouble society, asking questions about the nature of appetite, desire, greed and pleasure, and shedding light on subjects including: fast food, vegetarianism, food sex, cannibalism, forced feeding, and fat politics.

Vampires Without Appetites

 Vampires Without Appetites
Author: Juli Ann Kroll
Pages: 746
ISBN: MINN:31951P00831722Y
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Release: 2003
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

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Big Appetites

Big Appetites
Author: Christopher Boffoli
Pages: 249
ISBN: 9780761176411
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Release: 2013
Editor: Workman Publishing
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

Features photographs of tiny people figurines working their way through life's dramas in an environment made up of human-sized food.

The Appetites of Morning the Languor of Afternoons

The Appetites of Morning  the Languor of Afternoons
Author: Alex Smith
Pages: 70
ISBN: UOM:39015037797654
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Release: 1996
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

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Hometown Appetites

Hometown Appetites
Author: Kelly Alexander,Cynthia Harris
Pages: 352
ISBN: 9781440632327
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Release: 2008-09-18
Editor: Penguin
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

A rollicking biography of a pioneering American woman and one of our greatest culinary figures In Hometown Appetites, Kelly Alexander and Cynthia Harris come together to revive the legacy of the most important food writer you have never heard of. Clementine Paddleford was a Kansas farm girl who grew up to chronicle America's culinary habits. Her weekly readership at the New York Herald Tribune topped 12 million during the 1950s and 1960s and she earned a salary of $250,000. Yet twenty years after "America's best-known food editor" passed away, she had been forgotten--until now. Before Paddleford, newspaper food sections were dull primers on home economy. But she changed all of that, composing her own brand of sassy, unerringly authoritative prose designed to celebrate regional home cooking. This book restores Paddleford's name where it belongs: in the pantheon alongside greats like James Beard and Julia Child.

Some Physiological Factors Affecting the Appetites of Nursery School Children

Some Physiological Factors Affecting the Appetites of Nursery School Children
Author: Jeanette Beyer McCay
Pages: 330
ISBN: CORNELL:31924003554262
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Release: 1934
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

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