M.F.K. Fisher’s “The Pleasures of Picnics”

M.F.K. Fisher’s “The Pleasures of Picnics”

In “The Pleasures of Picnics,” Fisher set her rules for picnics in stone. Foremost she declared people who do not like picnics must be “dismissed immediately.” Fisher’s “true” picnic (and maybe yours?) must be outdoors and away from home. “It can consist of a piece of...