by Matti Friedman
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Award-winning writer Matti Friedman re-creates the experience of a band of Israeli soldiers charged with holding a remote outpost in Lebanon during an unnamed war that foreshadowed the conflicts in Afghanistan, Iraq, and elsewhere. Raw and beautifully rendered, Pumpkinflowers will take its place among classic war narratives by George Orwell, Philip Caputo, and Tim O’Brien. It is an unflinching look at the way we conduct war today.
by Craig LeHoullier
Savor your best tomato harvest ever! Craig LeHoullier provides everything a tomato enthusiast needs to know about growing more than 200 varieties of tomatoes, from planting to cultivating and collecting seeds at the end of the season. He also offers a comprehensive guide to various pests and tomato diseases, explaining how best to avoid them. With beautiful photographs and intriguing tomato profiles throughout, Epic Tomatoes celebrates one of the most versatile and delicious crops in your garden.
When It Was Our War
by Stella Suberman
BIOGRAHPY & MEMOIR
When Stella Suberman wrote her first memoir, The Jew Store, at the age of seventy-six, she was widely praised for shedding light on a forgotten piece of American history—Jewish life in the rural South. In this memoir, Suberman reveals yet another overlooked aspect of America’s past—the domestic side of war. By personalizing the patriotism of the 1940s, Stella Suberman’s story becomes the story of all military wives and serves as a powerful reminder of how differently many Americans feel about war sixty years later.
Carrots Love Tomatoes
by Louise Riotte
Plant parsley and asparagus together and you’ll have more of each, but keep broccoli and tomato plants far apart if you want them to thrive. Utilize the natural properties of plants to nourish the soil, repel pests, and secure a greater harvest. With plenty of insightful advice and suggestions for planting schemes, Louise Riotte will inspire you to turn your garden into a naturally nurturing ecosystem.