Aimee Bender’s Novel, The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake

Monday, June 14, 2010

Aimee Bender  talks about her novel, The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake, which tells the story of a girl who bites into her mother’s homemade cake and discovers a magical gift: she can taste her mother’s emotions.

Event: Aimee Bender will be in conversation with Heidi Julavits
Monday, June 14, at 7:30 pm  
Symphony Space/Thalia Book Club
2537 Broadway
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Comments [3]

Susan from nj

Estelle - check out the book A Mango Shaped Space - young adult book well written and good info about synesthesia,

Jun. 14 2010 07:59 PM
Michelle from Nyc

This reminds me somewhat of "Like Water for Chocolate".

Jun. 14 2010 01:14 PM
Estelle from Austin

What? I've always associated numbers and letters with particular colors, and had no idea this was something that had a name. What does it mean? I will be Googling now.

Jun. 14 2010 01:12 PM

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