“Watching Italians eat…is a form of tourism the books don’t tell you about…” Novelist Barbara Kingsolver THURSDAY TRAVEL QUOTE

 

“…They close their eyes, raise their eyebrows into accent marks, and make sounds of acute appreciation. It’s fairly sexy. Of course I don’t know how these men behave at home, if they help with the cooking or are vain and boorish and mistreat their wives. I realized Mediterranean cultures have their issues. Fine, don’t burst my bubble. I didn’t want to marry these guys, I just wanted to watch. (p. 247)”
Barbara Kingsolver, Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life

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