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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Abbie Kozolchyk traveled the globe to research a National Geographic book on romantic travel. I had anticipated reading this book for a few years Learn more about Amazon Giveaway.

It’s a good book, funny, witty, and for some weird reasons, it made me hungry soind reading it. It’s a very open, often hilarious, account of his reaction to some very unique dishes from around the world. He talks kaprranos Frank Bures about his new book and his culinary adventures on the road.

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Having interviewed him once, I can attest to a certain swarmy charm about him that does NOT make it to the page. Here he writes about eating and the experiences associated with it while on a world tour.

Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Well, I hope he and his band come back to Argentina very soon. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.

Whilst I’d heard of Franz Ferdinand I’d never heard their music and chose the book by its subject matter, food. Alex Kapranos has a nice conversational style of writing and he often creates paragraph-long descriptions of food utilizing some kind of metaphor.


Nice quick read for anyone interested in eating around the world. Apr 04, Nick rated it it was amazing. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. His genuine enthusiasm for trying new foods is umistakeable, but not overbearing, and I like the honesty in what experiences he did not particularly like.

Jul 14, Veronica rated it really liked it Shelves: Give it a go.

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Alex Kapranos has done. Frank Bures is a contributing editor at World Hum, where his stories have won several awards.

This is one of my comfort books. Some columns were a lot more enjoyable than others but overall I enjoyed the writing style and how descriptive Kapranos was about the food, the people and his surroundings in kaprranos countries.

Oh man, I really wanted to like this book, and I finally found it at the Strand for super cheap. Sus aventuras por el mundo junto a su grupo, Franz Ferdinand fueron muy entretenidas. I pick up a breaded, deep-fried cube. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.

And that experience will forever color how I think about food, and how I eat out, as it has also done for Kapranos. Read more Read less. I read the Guardian columns when they were first published – I’m a big Franz Ferdinand fan, and I actually saw them perform on tour during the period the book takes place, although none of the entries cover t This is one of my comfort books.

Eating on Tour with Franz Ferdinand. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. As someone who has cooked in a real kitchen, I feel a kinship with others who have gone through bitws highs and lows.


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I guess because he’s a songwriter, his book writing style is very melodious too. I can actually pictured everything happened in his stories reading this book. I have to say, his way of writing more or less influenced the way I write, be it be in my blog, short stories, narcissistic fan-fictions, even novels which, of course, I had to make some alteration so it alwx go well in my native language.

It’s nice reading books about something you know a little bit about in this case, food and finding that the opinions of the author seem to match with yours. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Dec 13, matt rated it it was ok Recommends it for: Thanks for telling us about the problem. Jan 08, Sharni rated it really liked it.

For the way some of us love experiencing food, it should be much more together with art, but not just mixing them, both having all the relevance they deserve and require. His genuine enthusiasm for trying new foods is umistakeable, but not overbearing, and I like the honesty in what experiences he did not particularl This book gives a little bit of insight into touring with Franz Ferdinand, but you certainly don’t need to be a fan of the band to enjoy the book, just a fan of food and new experiences.

I highly recommend checking this book out if you love food or travel writings.