The Famous Omelet of La Mère Poulard at the Mont Saint-Michel

La Mère Poulard Mont Saint-Michel Visible leagues away from land and sea, the Mont Saint-Michel rises amidst the vast bay bearing its name, alternatively surrounded by miles of treacherous sand or fast marées (f.) (tides), giving it an aura of legend as the succeeding layers … Continue reading

Books for Cultural Diversity: April’s Picks

books reading April is National Poetry Month, so why not spend some time reading poems? We’ve pulled together a list of poetry books that range from translations of classic epics to contemporary voices.   Inferno by Dante, Translated by Henry W. … Continue reading

Springing Into a New Year

Nowruz Persian new Year Sale no mobarak! That phrase—”Happy New Year”—was heard in countless households across the world today. When we welcome in the season of spring (or the vernal equinox) on March 20 each year, Persians welcome in their New Year: Nowruz (which translates … Continue reading

Books for Cultural Diversity: March’s Picks

Book Round up March is Women’s History Month (and International Women’s Day is March 8), so we’ve gathered a reading list of wonderful books by and about women. From childhood to adulthood, fiction to nonfiction, cooking to social commentary, we’re covering it all. … Continue reading