Publishers Weekly enjoyed “thoroughly delicious” FRANCE IS A FEAST!

September 18th, 2017|Categories: Food, Julia Child, News, Paul Child, Reviews|

(Re-posting, as this failed to load earlier)   The book arrives in stores 10/24, but feel free to pre-order as many copies as you want at any time - makes a lovely gift!   France Is a Feast: The Photographic Journey of Paul and Julia Child Alex Prud'homme and Katie Pratt. Thames & Hudson, $35 (208p) [...]

Tres Bien: Booklist likes FIAF, too!

September 18th, 2017|Categories: Food, Julia Child, News, Paul Child, Reviews|

We're having a good day, reviewer-wise, over here at "France is a Feast" HQ. Hot on the heels of PW, Booklist has given us a thumb's up. Merci!   France Is a Feast: The Photographic Journey of Paul and Julia Child. Prud'homme, Alex (Author) and Pratt, Katie (Author) Oct 2017. 208 p. Thames & Hudson, hardcover, [...]

Thanks chef Anita Lo + Wall St Journal!

December 12th, 2016|Categories: Books, Food, Julia Child, News, Reviews, The Ripple Blog|

Writing in the WSJ, she describes FCiA as "inspiring and engaging" http://graphics.wsj.com/image-grid/Who-Read-What-2016/3450/anita-lo-on-julia-child

Happy 104th birthday to Julia Child, accidental revolutionary

November 17th, 2016|Categories: Articles, Books, Food, Julia Child, News, Reviews, The Ripple Blog|

I just came across this beautiful Jesse Kornbluth tribute to Julia and MY LIFE IN FRANCE from August, which would have marked her 104th birthday. Merci, Head Butler ... now, what do you think of THE FRENCH CHEF IN AMERICA? Julia Child: My Life in France By JESSE KORNBLUTH Published: Aug 31, 2016 Category: Food and Wine Julia [...]

Associated Press Review

June 3rd, 2011|Categories: Reviews, The Ripple Blog|Tags: , , , |

The Ripple Effect offers a balanced and insightful assessment of what could emerge as the dominant issue in decades ahead. Anyone seeking a deeper understanding of the threat to what the author calls "the most valuable resource on earth" would do well to heed his message. Read the full review here >

Publishers Weekly starred review

May 25th, 2011|Categories: Reviews, The Ripple Blog|Tags: |

Prud'homme, a journalist and the coauthor with Julia Child of My Life in France, examines crucial issues concerning the world's finite supply of fresh water-- pollution, water quantity (drought and flood), waste, and governance. Focusing on the U.S., he explores how water scarcity, population growth, and environmental degradation are forcing the country to a moment of reckoning on a scale [...]

Booklist review

May 25th, 2011|Categories: Reviews, The Ripple Blog|Tags: |

The Ripple Effect: The Fate of Fresh Water in the Twenty-First Century. Prud'homme, Alex (Author) Jun 2011. 448 p. Scribner, hardcover, $27.00. (9781416535454). 333.91. As development spreads and water resources are stretched to the limit, one essential resource, water, is becoming increasingly commodified and the subject of corporate interest and investment as well as lawsuits when consumers weigh [...]

Kirkus review

May 25th, 2011|Categories: Reviews, The Ripple Blog|Tags: |

The Ripple Effect: The Fate of Fresh Water in the Twenty-First Century Freelance journalist Prud’homme (The Cell Game: Sam Waksal’s Fast Money and False Promises—and the Fate of ImClone’s Cancer Drug, 2004, etc.) offers a comprehensive, even encyclopedic, survey of the dangers, debates, frustrations, failures, technology, greed, apathy and rage that whirlpool around the phenomenally complex [...]