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The International Book Club

International Book Club: "Provence, 1970" by Luke Barr

When: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 5:00 PM - 5:55 PM
Where: Byram Shubert Library at Community Room

Provence, 1970 is about a singular historic moment. In the winter of that year, more or less coincidentally, the iconic culinary figures James Beard, M.F.K. Fisher, Julia Child, Richard Olney, Simone Beck, and Judith Jones found themselves together in the South of France. They cooked and ate, talked and argued, about the future of food in America, the meaning of taste, and the limits of snobbery

International Book Club: <em>The Embrace of Unreason</em> by Frederick Brown

When: Tuesday, May 20, 2014 - 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Byram Shubert Library at Community Room

"The Embrace of Unreason: France, 1914-1940" is a reconsideration of the events and the political, social and religious movements that led to France's embrace of Fascism and anti-Semitism
See 'AuthorsLive@Byram' program May 22nd for the author's visit

International Book Club: "The Hundred-Foot Journey" by Richard Morais

When: Tuesday, June 24, 2014 - 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where: Byram Shubert Library at Community Room

From India to England to the French Alps and finally to Paris, the novel follows the life of Hassan Haji, who grows from a boy with an extraordinary sense for food into one of France’s finest chefs.