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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Reflexions -- Richard Olney Memoir

by Richard Olney, Brick Tower Press, 1999. Trade paperback, 416 pages. Olney was one of the first food writers to introduce simple country French...
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Secret Ingredients - The New Yorker Book of Food and Drink

edited by David Remnick, Random House, 2007. One of the best culinary-related reads EVER. Hardback, no DJ, 582 pages. Much of the writing is...
$12.00

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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...
$9.00

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South Wind Through the Kitchen - The Best of Elizabeth David

compiled by Jill Norman in conjunction of the Estate of Elizabeth David, North Point Press, first 1998 American edition. Hardback with DJ, 384 pages....
$14.00

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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...
$7.00

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The Alice B. Toklas Cook Book (30th anniverary hardback edition)

By Alice B. Toklas, Harper & Row, sought-after, hard-to-find 1984 first printing of the 30th anniversary edition of the iconic 1954 publication....
$40.00

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The Alice B. Toklas Cook Book (trade paperback)

by Alice B.Toklas, Cooks Classic Library, Lyon's Press, 1998 trade paperback edition. Hundreds of recipes, including of course the once-infamous...
$15.00

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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...
$10.00

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The Elements of Cooking

by Michael Ruhlman, Scribners, 2007. Hardback with DJ. "Translating the Chef's Craft for Every Kitchen." Forward by Anthony Bourdain. Secrets of the...
$11.00

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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...
$9.00

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