Domenica Ruta mines dark humor to handle a hard-knock childhood-- and her mother's addiction -- in an incendiary memoir of struggle, redemption, and reckless youth. A 2013 Discover Great New Writers selection.
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December 13: "When God sees us in this condition, he will rescue us from the infidel and the enemy."
Critic and ardent home cook Heller McAlpin recommends new cookbooks whose winning voices and visual delights are just as beguiling as the dishes they highlight.
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