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Subject: ISO title new magical realism
Date Posted: 5/27/2010 12:06 PM ET
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This is such a good resource I thought I'd try....

I recently (within the last six weeks) read a couple of reviews of a new book, described as magical realism. It involved a woman who, when she ate food, could tell the mood that the food preparer was in when it was made.

Sound familiar? Anyone know the title?

Date Posted: 5/27/2010 11:20 PM ET
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The Particular Sadness Of Lemon Cake  by Aimee Bender

Date Posted: 5/29/2010 10:00 AM ET
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If you enjoy magical realism, and would like another book to read try,  Like Water For Chocolate.  

Date Posted: 5/31/2010 10:11 AM ET
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THANK YOU so much for finding that title! That's the one I was ISO.

Oh yes, I've read Water for Chocolate; it was great.