I haven't read The Pleasrure of my Company in print, but I can't imagine a better way to "read" this book.
I felt like I was in Steve Martin's head, listening to him writing this tale.
You can't help but like and relate to the main character on some level. I often found strangers on the street giving me odd looks while I was listening to this book -- as I laughed out loud or at the very least, had a stupid grin on my face.
We read The Apprentice for my book club... I got a great reading from Michel Chevalier (including the accent,) but missed out on the recipes in between chapters.
I found this memior very moving and inspirational. Jacques' life is an incredible one, beautifully written. His stories conjure up wonderful smells and tastes. The day after finishing this book, I purchased Jacques Pépin's Complete Techniques - which is now a staple in my kitchen.
Already have. We all saw the movie years ago - and loved it. The book goes deeper into the narrator's psyche and the story behind the fight.
In the top 10
Barbara (of course)
She gave Barbara a voice.
I read [and was captured by] a good portion of this book in print. But when my weekly driving time increased [thereby reducing my reading time] I downloaded this book to listen to while in the car. Cristine's narration added the voice which was missing from my own reading. It was wonderful - she brought Barbara to life and really captured the essence of her. Nickel & Dimed is a must read.
This is a great representation of Torchwood. If you like the show, this will bring you back. Gareth David-Lloyd narrates this beautifully and captures each charecter's voice/inflections amazingly well. Would recommend.
If you like the Doctor and Donna, you will love this! Catherine Tate keeps you on the edge of your seat throughout the story and does an amazing impression of David Tennant as the Doctor. The imagery is perfectly detailed, and the sounds/music (while a little cheesy) help make it a classic DW.
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