Photograph by Matt LaBombard
The best part about working at a publishing house is that every day I look through new and exciting titles. Some books spark my literary curiosity while others inspire me to get off the couch and create something of my own. Either way, I take the opportunity to look at information in new and innovative ways.
One book that recently crossed my desk is the inspiring story of a tradition that is catching fire throughout the country. Soup Night, by Maggie Stuckey, chronicles communities and neighborhoods throughout the nation that host monthly dinner parties in which, you guessed it, the main entree is soup.
At these intimately inclusive and heartwarming dinners, the host provides the soup, or maybe two—one vegetarian and one containing meat. As the hearty scent of homemade soup wafts down the street, the host’s neighbors and friends show up bearing side dishes, salads, … Read the rest