Book by Marion Lear Swaybill ’63 celebrates oysters
Oysters, a delicious source of sustenance the world over, are as old as time and have existed along almost every coastline in the world in one era or another. They also are the subject of Oysters: A Celebration in the Raw (Abbeville Press), a new book by Marion Lear Swaybill ’63.
“The book was pure serendipity,” said Swaybill. “The idea was hatched over a gorgeous platter of oysters” as she and publisher friend Bob Abrams admired the varied beauty of their shells. Through her research, she found that “while there are many books on oysters, none celebrated their physical beauty nor provided an easily digestible compendium of all things oyster.” [Read more...]