The New York Times Practical Guide to Practically Everything

The New York Times Practical Guide to Practically Everything

The Essential Companion for Everyday Life

Book - 2006
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Bringing the curiosity and expertise of The New York Times to the art and science of everyday life  The wisdom of New York Times experts in every field is packed into one easy-to-use volume, making it an indispensable reference for every coffee table, kitchen, or bookshelf. Would you like know how to choose the best insurance policy?  How to get a copy of your FBI file?  How to pick the best vegetables to grow in your garden?  How to cure a hangover?  The New York Times Practical Guide to Practically Everything answers all of these questions and much, much more.  From the office and the classroom to the kitchen and the garden, this book covers every setting of everyday life with insightful advice insider tips, which are accompanied by hundreds of helpful illustrations, diagrams, maps, and charts.   Expert Advice from New York Times writers, including: - Eric Asimov on how to stock a wine cellar on a budget - Mark Bittman on how to grill fish perfectly- Marian Burros on choosing the best produce- Michael Kimmelman on the best new modern art museums both in the U.S. and abroad- Nicolai Ouroussoff on underappreciated architectural gems from around the world- Michelle Slatalla on tips for shopping on the Internet- Anthony Tommassini, Allan Kozinn, Jon Pareles, and Ben Ratliff on their album picks for a "desert island"  
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : St. Martin's Press, c2006
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780312353889
Branch Call Number: 646.7009 NEW
Characteristics: xiv, 834 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Bernstein, Amy D.
Bernstein, Peter W.


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