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Broccoli and Other Tales of Food and Love

by Lara Vapnyar

  • 119 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Pantheon .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary,
  • Fiction / Literary,
  • Short Stories (single author),
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Immigration,
  • Russians,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10751741M
    ISBN 100375424873
    ISBN 109780375424878

      In Broccoli and Other Tales of Food and Love, we again encounter the Russian immigrants who populated Vapnyar's first story collection. Each of Lara Vapnyar's six stories invites us into a world where food and love intersect, along with the overlapping pleasures and frustrations of Vapnyar's uniquely captivating characters. Meet Nina, a recent arrival from Russia, for whom colorful vegetables represent her own fresh hopes and dreams.

      Broccoli and Other Tales of Food and Love by Lara Vapnyar: Luda and Milena Decem by Nirmala in Books, Short Story Collections Leave a comment I loved Luda and Milena as much as A Bunch of Broccoli on the Third Shelf!   Broccoli and Other Tales of Food and Love (Hardcover) By Lara Vapnyar. Pantheon, , pp. Publication Date: June 3, Other Editions of .

      Broccoli and Other Tales of Food and Love by Lara Vapnyar, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5().   The book: Lara Vapnyar's new collection of short stories is "Broccoli and Other Tales of Food and Love” and is available from your local bookseller for whatever your country demands for .


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The opening A Bunch of Broccoli on the Third Shelf follows endearingly scatterbrained Nina, whose penchant for letting vegetables wilt in the fridge comes to symbolize her marriage/5(9). About Broccoli and Other Tales of Food and Love Each of Lara Vapnyar’s six stories invites us into a world where food and love intersect, along with the overlapping pleasures and frustrations of Vapnyar’s uniquely captivating characters.

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In a triumphant return to the short story, the form in which she made her extraordinary debut withThere Are Jews in My House, Lara Vapnyar gives us a delightful new collection in which food and love intersect, along with their overlapping pleasures, frustrations, and deep associations in the lives of her unforgettable characters.

From “Broccoli” to “Borscht” to “Puffed Rice and 4/5(5). Broccoli and Other Tales of Food and Love. The third book from Vapnyar (following There Are Jews in My House and Memoirs of a Muse) links food to lonely, loveless dating among recent Russian immigrants over six tales. Lara Vapnyar came to the US from Russia in She is a recipient of the Guggenheim fellowship, and Goldberg Prize for Jewish fiction.

She is the author of There Are Jews in My House, Memoirs of a Muse, Broccoli and Other Tales of Food and Love, The Scent of Pine, and Still Here. Books similar to Broccoli and Other Tales of Food and Love Find books like Broccoli and Other Tales of Food and Love from the world’s largest community of readers.

Goodreads members who liked Broccoli and Other T. Russian émigré Vapnyar follows her story collection There Are Jews In My House () with this second small collection: six stories about immigrants in Brooklyn.

With one exception, the immigrants are Russian, coming to terms with America. Though food does indeed figure in all these stories, and an amusing, free-wheeling afterword includes recipes, food is not always essential to their Author: Lara Vapnyar.

There are betweenand 1, former Soviet immigrants who largely came in years to the United States. Approximately half of this. So to the list of books that conflate hunger with deeper quests we can now add Broccoli and Other Tales of Food and Love by Lara Vapnyar.

This slim collection of Author: Marjorie Kehe. Broccoli and Other Tales of Food and Love is her third book about Russian immigrants living in New York City. Vapnyar writes with depth and a Author: Alison Sher. ‘Broccoli and Other Tales of Food and Love’ He said, "Excuse me," walked across the car to the opposite door, and pulled a book out of his shoulder : Lara Vapnyar.

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ISBN: X: OCLC Number: Notes: "First Anchor books edition, June "--Title page verso. Description: v, pages ; 21 cm. So I thought all the stories in Broccoli and Other Tales of Food and Love are going to revolve around Russian immigrants.

But in Slicing Sautéed Spinach, Ružena, the protagonist, is originally from žena, a PhD student in Women’s Studies, has first met her lover at a public library in New York while she was researching 18th-century birth control and feminine hygiene.

Broccoli and Other Tales of Food and Love is great, poignant fun, but the recipes included at the end push the delight-o-meter into the red. The book’s only failing is its brevity; doubling the. Broccoli and Other Tales of Food and Love Kindle Edition by Lara Vapnyar (Author) Format: Kindle Edition.

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Like Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man, whose nameless protagonist proclaims, “I yam what I yam,” and Amy Tan’s choreography of labored meals in pointed contrast to American fast food, Lara Vapnyar’s new story collection, Broccoli and Other Tales of Food and Love, employs food—the buying, cooking, storing, eating, and ordering of it—to examine fractured identities.

So I’ve selected Vapnyar’s Broccoli and Other Tales of Food and Love, a collection where immigrant tales and food intersect, as my next short story read. I’ve already read its first story; A Bunch of Broccoli on the Third Shelf (reviewed here), so now I’ve got only five stories left in this tiny collection!

😀.Get this from a library! Broccoli and other tales of food and love. [Lara Vapnyar] -- In a return to the short story, the form in which she made her debut with "There Are Jews in My House," Vapnyar presents a delightful new collection about the abiding, overlapping appetites for food.