Biography, Memoirs, Food Writing

Biographies and memoirs by and about culinary writers, ranging from Julia Child and M.F.K. Fisher to Mimi Sheraton and Ruth Reichl. Also the popular Julie & Julia by Julie Powell.



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Home Cooking

by Laurie Colwin, HarperCollins Perennial, 2008 reprint of the 1988 publication. Trade paperback, 193 pages with index. From the publisher's...
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Tender At the Bone

by Ruth Reichl, Random House, 4th printing, 1998. Hardback with DJ. Her first and certainly her funniest best book, thanks to reminiscences of her...
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Animal, Vegetable, Miracle - A Year of Food Life

by Barbara Kingsolver, Harper Collins, first edition, 2007. Hardback with DJ, 370 pages with bibliography. With Steven L. Hopp and Camille...
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Simple Cooking

by John Thorne, Penguin, 1989. Trade paperback, 290 pages. The breakout book for this culinary writer. Original purple covers with Milton Avery...
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The Gayelord Hauser Cookbook

by Gayelord Hauser, Faber & Faber, 1955. Hardback with DJ, 335 pages. Hauser was a nutritonist of some note and an early champion of eating...
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Acquired Taste The French Origins of Modern Cooking

by T. Sarah Peterson. Cornell University Press, first printing, 1994. Hardback with DJ, 262 pages. Illustrated with period and medieval drawings and...
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Food and Friends

by Simone Beck, with Suzanne Patterson, Penguin Books, first edition, 1993. Trade paperback. Introduction by Julia Child. 528 pages. Slightest tiny...
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The Bad For You Cookbook

by Chris Mayard and Bill Scheller, Villand Press, 1992. Hilarious pummeling of the nutrition food police. The cover copy says this book "is destined...
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The Widow Clicquot

by Tilar J. Mazzeo, Collins, 2008. Hardback with pictorial butterscotch color covers,DJ, 264 pages. The story of a champagne empire and the woman who...
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Turning Tables - Restaurants from the Inside Out

by Steven A. Shaw, HarperCollins, first edition, 2005. Small hardback with DJ, 216 pages. "Go behind the swinging doors of the restaurant world with...
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