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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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...


The Oxford Companion to Food

By Alan Davidson, Oxford University Press, 1999. Heavy, massive hardback – 6.8 pounds -- with DJ, 912 pages. An important book for the serious...


The Pleasures of Cooking for One

by Judith Jones, Knopf, 2009. Hardback with DJ, 288 pages. The veteran cookbook author and editor writes a delightful followup to her memoir with, as...


The Taste of France

by Robert Freson, Stewart, Tabori & Chang Publishers, first edition, 1983. Out of print in this original edition. A wonderful, gorgeous effort....


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...


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...