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The GIFT OF THANKS
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|September 1, 2009

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In The Gift of Thanks , Margaret visser continues her exploration of the cultural implications of common objects and ordinary behaviour. The simple habit of saying "thank you," and indeed the entire notion of gratitude itself, becomes a key to understanding many…
The Geometry Of Love
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|September 2, 2008

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Much Depends on Dinner
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|September 8, 2008

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WITH A NEW AFTERWORD Winner of the Glenfiddich Prize for Food Book of the Year Course by course, Margaret Visser examines an ordinary meal-corn, salt, butter, chicken, rice, lettuce, olive oil, lemon juice and ice cream-to show the unexpected history, mythology…
Beyond Fate
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|October 23, 2002

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In spite of modern ideals and achievements in the area of freedom and choice, people today are often afflicted with a sense that they cannot change things for the better. They feel helpless, constrained, caught -- in a word, fatalistic. Beyond Fate , Margaret…
The Rituals of Dinner: The Origins, Evolution, Eccentricities, & Meaning of Table Manners

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With an acute eye and an irrepressible wit, Margaret Visser takes a fascinating look at the way we eat our meals. From the ancient Greeks to modern yuppies, from cannibalism and the taking of the Eucharist to formal dinners and picnics, she thoroughly defines the…
The Gift of Thanks
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|August 25, 2008

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Margaret Visser is an original, one of the first writers to establish the art of narrative non-fiction in Canada. Her bestselling books, including The Rituals of Dinner and The Geometry of Love , masterfully explore the anthropology of everyday life, opening up…
The Way We Are
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|September 30, 2008

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FEATURING NEW ESSAYS This marvellous collection of over 60 pithy essays inspired by Visser’s column in Saturday Night magazine explores the cultural significance of everyday objects and phenomena such as jelly, high heels, beards, the colour red,…
The Rituals of Dinner
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|September 8, 2008

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WITH A NEW AFTERWORD Winner of the IACP Literary Food Writing Award and the Jane Grigson Award A New York Times Notable Book of the Year Going beyond what we eat to consider how we eat it, Visser examines the origins, evolution and eccentricities of
La géométrie de l'amour
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|November 11, 2014

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Margaret Visser is the author of three previous books: "Much Depends on Dinner", "Rituals of Dinner", &"The Way We Are". She lives in Barcelona.
La géométrie de l'amour: Espace, temps, mystère et sens à propos d'une petite église ordinaire

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Dans cette nouvelle étude menée avec brio, l’auteure maintes fois primée Margaret Visser entraîne le lecteur dans l’exploration fascinante d’une petite et banale église, Sant’Agnese fuori le mura, à Rome, pour en révéler toute la signification et redonner du coup…
Beyond Fate
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|October 8, 2014

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In spite of modern ideals and achievements in the area of freedom and choice, people today are often afflicted with a sense that they cannot change things for the better. They feel helpless, constrained, caught -- in a word, fatalistic. Beyond Fate , Margaret…
The Rituals of Dinner: The Origins, Evolution, Eccentricities, and Meaning of Table Manners

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The author of the beloved Much Depends on Dinner turns her acute eye and irresistable wit from the foods we eat to the way in which we eat them. The Rituals of Dinner explores our revealing, colourful, and complex world at the table, illuminating the spread with…
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