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Check out our review of two books that have just hit the stands- Last Night At Chateau Marmont and The Hundred-Foot Journey.

books Updated: Aug 28, 2010 01:00 IST
Hindustan Times

Book: Last Night At Chateau Marmont
Author: Lauren Weisberger

Attention chicklit lovers!

“Heartbreak, headlines and Hermes” that’s the punchline for this book. The bestselling author of Devil Wear Prada, takes look at celebrity culture through the lives of small town girl Brooke, and her rockstar husband Julian. The story follows how gossip columns and groupies play havoc in her almost-perfect love life. Hailed as “an accurate and occasionally chilling depiction,” USA Today, the book is a must-have for chicklit readers.

Book: The Hundred-Foot Journey
Richard C Morais

Slumdog meets ratatouille
The book is a culinary journey through the streets of Bombay to Paris as Hassan Haji, a small time cook becomes a famed Parisian chef. It’s got the details of a culinary encyclopedia and the careful detail of literary great. “The novel’s charm lies in its improbability: it’s Slumdog Millionaire meets Ratatouille, writes the New York Times. Keep an eye out for this one.

First Published: Aug 27, 2010 17:22 IST