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Bourdain: The Definitive Oral Biography Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780062909107
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Published: Ecco - September 28th, 2021

An unprecedented behind-the-scenes view into the life of Anthony Bourdain from the people who knew him best 

When Anthony Bourdain died in June 2018, fans around the globe came together to celebrate the life of an inimitable man who had dedicated his life to traveling nearly everywhere (and eating nearly everything), shedding light on the lives and stories of othe


The Fixed Stars Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781419747892
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Published: Abrams Press - August 3rd, 2021

From a bestselling writer, an intense and moving memoir about changing identity, complex sexuality, and enduring family relationships—now in paperback
  At age 36, while serving on a jury, author Molly Wizenberg found herself drawn to a female attorney.


Lemon, Love & Olive Oil Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9780062973269
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Published: Harper Wave - September 21st, 2021

Author of the cult-favorite Cooking for Artists, Mina Stone, returns with a collection of 80 new recipes inspired by her traditional Greek heritage and her years cooking for some of New York’s most innovative artists.


School Lunch: Unpacking Our Shared Stories Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780762494453
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Published: Running Press Adult - August 3rd, 2021

Bought or brought? Revisit the nostalgia of the school cafeteria with this collection of interviews, vivid portraits, and elaborately reimagined food photos.
  Food often unites us in unexpected ways—especially on Taco Salad Day.


Dining in the Dark: A Famed Restaurant Critic's Struggle with and Triumph over Depression Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781510760394
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Published: Skyhorse - September 28th, 2021

The Rise and Fall of the World’s Most Powerful Restaurant Critic and His Battle with Severe, Debilitating Depression
 
From the early 1980s to the mid-1990s, Bryan Miller was a household name among restaurant goers in the greater New York City area and beyond as the restaurant critic for the New York Times, as well as the author of numerous books, a public spe


Plenty: A Memoir of Food and Family Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781542022736
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Published: Little a - September 1st, 2021

A moving reflection on motherhood, friendship, and women making their mark on the world of food from the author of Feast.


An Onion in My Pocket: My Life with Vegetables Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525565642
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Published: Vintage - August 17th, 2021

A charming and refreshingly frank memoir from "The Queen of Greens." America's leading culinary authority on vegetables gives us a deeply personal look at the rise of vegetarian cooking, and a manifesto for how to eat well.


Home Made: A Story of Grief, Groceries, Showing Up--and What We Make When We Make Dinner Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525512431
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Published: The Dial Press - June 8th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES EDITORS’ CHOICE • A tender and vivid memoir about the radical grace we discover when we consider ourselves bound together in community, and a moving account of one woman’s attempt to answer the essential question Who are we to one another?


My Place at the Table: A Recipe for a Delicious Life in Paris Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781328588838
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Published: Mariner Books - June 1st, 2021

In this debut memoir, a James Beard Award–winning writer, whose childhood idea of fine dining was Howard Johnson’s, tells how he became one of Paris’s most influential food critics  

Until Alec Lobrano landed a job in the glamorous Paris office of Women’s Wear Daily, his main experience of French cuisine was the occasional supermarket &ea


What's Good?: A Memoir in Fourteen Ingredients Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781419747625
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Published: Abrams Press - June 8th, 2021

A culinary pioneer blends memoir with a joyful inquiry into the ingredients he uses and their origins
 
What goes into the making of a chef, a restau­rant, a dish? And if good ingredients make a differ­ence on the plate, what makes them good in the first place?


At the Chinese Table: A Memoir with Recipes Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781324002451
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - June 15th, 2021

Part memoir of life in Taiwan, part love story—a beautifully told account of China’s brilliant cuisines…with recipes.


Rebel Chef: In Search of What Matters Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780735224766
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Published: Penguin Books - June 1st, 2021

The inspiring and deeply personal memoir from highly acclaimed chef Dominique Crenn