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Books for October

Books to fall for this month!
Sea This book is the perfect addition to your coffee table. Just make sure no one touches those glossy black pages after dessert! Available now from Abrams Books (ISBN 9781419700873)

 

Marilyn: Intimate Exposures This book has never before published photographs of the blond bombshell. Great for lovers of the lovely Monroe, or for photography fans. Available now from Sterling Publishing (ISBN 9781402780011)

Recipes Remembered For history buffs and foodies alike! This book is packed with delicious recipes that anyone can enjoy, accompanied by personal stories of Holocaust survivors. Available now from the Musem of Jewish Heritage (ISBN 9780983486305)

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Diamond Dishes launches MLB opening day

On March 31, while many Canadians are gearing up to watch the NHL postseason, many others are getting ready to watch baseball. There are a great many baseball fans across Canada, and by no means are all of them Jays fans – and let's be honest, it ain't easy to be, with memories of '92 and '93 fading, if not gone, and an apparent curse preventing them from achieving higher than fourth in the East Division.

Diamond Dishes: From the Kitchens of Baseball's Biggest StarsAhem. So – if you're following a team from the US, and you're not within driving distance of an American city with an MLS team, you'll probably be watching games on TV, which means you'll need sport-watching sustenance. Diamond Dishes: From the Kitchens of Baseball's Biggest Stars (Globe Pequot, ISBN 9780762769629) offers recipes from twenty of baseball's top names, such as:

Lance Berkman, St. Louis Cardinals | Miguel Cabrera, Detroit Tigers | Andre Ethier, Los Angeles Dodgers | Adrian Gonzalez, Boston Red Sox | Roy Halladay, Philadelphia Phillies | Josh Hamilton, Texas Rangers | Ryan Howard, Philadelphia Phillies | Derek Jeter, New York Yankees | Josh Johnson, Florida Marlins | Paul Konerko, Chicago White Sox | Evan Longoria, Tampa Bay Rays | Joe Mauer, Minnesota Twins | Dustin Pedroia, Boston Red Sox | Albert Pujols, St. Louis Cardinals | Hanley Ramirez, Florida Marlins | Alex Rodriguez, New York Yankees | Johan Santana, New York Mets | Grady Sizemore, Cleveland Indians | Chase Utley, Philadelphia Phillies | David Wright, New York Mets

However, this is not a compendium of snack suggestions. Nor is it just a cookbook with over sixty (!) easy-to-prepare recipes. It features exclusive, full-colour photos of Major League Baseball stars in their kitchens and their homes, and a discussion of family, friends, and (of course) food, and the role these play in their lives.

Go Jays!

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