Hot Type Book List 2007

Hot Type’s 2007 CBC Book List

Hottypenew Hosted Evan Solomon

Antanas Sileika’s Favourites (in no particular order)

-BECOMING CHARLEMAGNE: EUROPE, BAGHDAD AND THE EMPIRES OF A.D. 800 – BY, JEFF SYPECK
-GOD’S WAR: A NEW HISTORY OF THE CRUSADES – BY, CHRISTOPHER TYERMAN
-DECADENT HANDBOOK – EDITED BY ROWAN PELLING
-MY SECRET – BY, FRANK WARREN
-HEAT: AN AMATUER’S ADVENTURES AS A KITCHEN SLAVE, LINE COOK, PASTA MAKER AND APPRENTICE TO A DANTE QUOTING BUTCHER IN TUSCANY – BY, BILL BUFORD
-A PHOTOGRAPHER’S LIFE – BY, ANNIE LEIBOVITZ

Ian Brown’s Favourites (in no particular order)

-EVERYMAN – BY, PHILIP ROTH
-INSIDE – BY, KENNETH HARVEY
-THE WEATHER MAKERS – BY, TIM FLANNERY
-FIELD NOTES FROM A CATASTROPHE: MAN, NATURE AND CLIMATE CHANGE – BY, ELIZABETH KOLBERT
-CULINARY EDUCATIONS FROM THE WORLD’S GREATEST CHEFS: HOW I LEARNED TO COOK – BY, KIMBERLEY WITHERSPOON AND PETER MEEHAN
-211 THINGS A BOY CAN DO – BY, TOM CUTLER
-PHAIDON DESIGN CLASSICS
-BAKING: FROM MY HOME TO YOURS – BY, DORIE GREENSPAN

Jeanie MacFarlane’s Favourites (in no particular order)

-THE LAY OF THE LAND – BY, RICHARD FORD
-AS THEY SAY IN ZANZIBAR – BY, DAVID CRYSTAL
-LIFE IS MEALS: A FOOD LOVER’S BOOK OF DAYS – BY, JAMES AND KAY SALTER
-THEORIES OF EVERYTHING – BY, ROZ CHAST
-WORK – NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC
-BAREFOOT CONTESSA AT HOME – BY, INA GARTEN


Our Hot Type Producers’ Favourites (in no particular order)

-THE EMPEROR’S CHILDREN – BY, CLAIRE MESSUD
-THE MEZZANINE/VOX/FERMATA – BY, NICHOLSON BAKER
-THE OMNIVORE’S DILEMMA – BY, MICHAEL POLLAN
-MAXIMUM CITY: BOMBAY LOST AND FOUND – BY, SUKETU MEHTA
-MAUS – BY, ART SPIEGELMAN
-IMPERIAL LIFE IN THE EMERALD CITY: INSIDE’S IRAQ’S GREEN ZONE – BY, RAJIV CHANDRASEKARA
-THE GREATEST STORY EVER SOLD – BY, FRANK RICH
-WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE – BY, ALICE MUNRO
-MONTREAL STORIES – BY, MAVIS GALLANT
-VILE BODIES – BY, EVELYN WAUGH
-A FAREWELL TO ARMS – BY, ERNEST HEMINGWAY
-POWER OF ART – BY, SIMON SCAMA
-THE NORTON ANTHOLOGY OF POETRY – 5TH EDITION
-JOY OF COOKING 75th ANNIVERSARY EDITION – BY, IRNA S. ROMBAUER
-I FEEL BAD ABOUT MY NECK – BY, NORA EPHRON
-20 SOMETHING ESSAYS BY 2O SOMETHING WRITERS – EDITED BY MATT KELLOGG AND JILLIAN QUINT
-FEAST – BY, NIGELLA LAWSON
-DIAMOND OF DRURY LANE – BY, JULIA GOLDING
-AT HOME WITH MISS VANESA – BY, E.A. MARKHAM
-MOUSE NOTES ON TOAST – BY, DAREN KING
-CASTING A SPELL – BY, GEORGE BLACK

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