In song lyrics, food can serve as a metaphor for everything from gluttony to spiritual enlightenment. But when you sing about candy, you’re singing about something very specific. Journalist and author Steve Almond, whose books include “Candyfreak: A Journey Into the Chocolate Underbelly of America,” joins us for a salute to sugary, sexy songs.
Steve Almond will read from his latest book, "God Bless America" on Tuesday, November 22nd at 7pm, at McNally Jackson. More information here.