Sound Bites: Eating on Tour with Franz Ferdinand [Alex Kapranos] on Amazon. com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The lead singer of the acclaimed. Sound Bites: Eating on Tour with Franz Ferdinand is a book written by Alex Kapranos from the band Franz Ferdinand. It was published on 2 November Sound Bites has ratings and 62 reviews. eLmo said: So, the rating was a bit biased, since i love, LOVE this man and the band. But, honestly, the man.

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Interview with Gideon Lewis-Kraus: Books by Alex Kapranos. Entertaining but uneven collection of food commentary. This is the first book I have ever read under this category, and I’m “hungry” for more.


I don’t know why but I never imagined that it would be so well written without ever being over-clever hence irritating. Alex Kapranos has a nice conversational style of writing and he often creates paragraph-long descriptions of food utilizing some kind of metaphor. Transferred from a culinary column Kapranos used to write for Guardian UK while on tour with the band, the book was breaking the rules of ‘going to a foreign place, taste their food, write about it’.

Fear chases it, propelled by vague and venomous statistics like poisonous humming birds eager to spear any sense of adventurousness. Published here are items from Alex Kapranos’ Guardian column from his time on tour in Sep 17, Lara rated it liked it Shelves: Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: If I weren’t already a Franz Ferdinand fan, I’d give them a chance solely based on Kapranos’s intelligence, humor, and humility. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.


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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. And each li Published here are items from Alex Kapranos’ Guardian column from his time on tour in His descriptions are evocati Kapranos is the lead singer and guitarist of Scottish band Franz Ferdinand. Andy Knowles’s drawings are charming, and even though I’m a big fan of ebooks, I love the weight of it in my hands and the texture of the cover.

BBC Radio 7 – Sound Bites: Eating on Tour with Franz Ferdinand, Episode 1

This book will put a smile on your face and might even inspire you to try new foods. A few more books of essays like this, and Biets could fashion himself into a modern EB White. Franz Ferdinand’s singer has eaten mole in Mexico, mussels in Brussels and fishbrain bread in Finland.

Filled with quirky and original takes on eating around the world. Oh man, I really wanted to like this book, and I finally found it at the Strand for super cheap. This book is a great read. About food, so I liked it.


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Maybe under my circumstances, you should enjoy it as much as Sonud did. Little titbits in the guise of short pages no longer anecdotes about meals, memories and locations.

He looks, smells and acts like a tourist. It ends with a nice touch: Instead, Kapranos wrote about other aspects around the bbites, what his other senses feel while eating a certain food.

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