Books About Food . . . well

Reply Tue 11 Nov, 2014 01:56 pm
I will be using a book of essays on Food. However, as we all need a little fiction in our lives (some more than others), I was looking for short stories about food when I found this:

the Epicure’s Lament, Kate Christensen

The Dinner, Herman Koch

Pow!, Mo Yan

The Book of Salt, Monique Truong

The Debt to Pleasure, John Lanchester

Ulysses, James Joyce

Cinnamon and Gunpowder, Eli Brown

John Saturnall’s Feast, Lawrence Norfolk

Redwall, Brian Jacques

The Belly of Paris, Emile Zola

Chocolat, Joanne Harris

The Flounder, Günter Grass

Gargantua and Pantagruel, François Rabelais

My Year of Meats, Ruth Ozeki

The Devil’s Larder, Jim Crace

Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Café, Fannie Flagg

Farmer Boy, Laura Ingalls Wilder

Heartburn, Nora Ephron

Cooking With Fernet Branca, James Hamilton-Paterson

The Edible Woman, Margaret Atwood

Kitchen, Banana Yoshimoto

Edible Stories, Mark Kurlansky

The Hundred-Foot Journey, Richard C. Morais

Moby-Dick, Herman Melville

Like Water for Chocolate, Laura Esquivel

The Corrections, Jonathan Franzen

The Food of Love, Anthony Capella

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Roald Dahl

Babette’s Feast, Isak Dinesen

White Truffles in Winter, N.M. Kelby

Remembrance of Things Past, Marcel Proust

Saturday, Ian McEwan

Gourmet Rhapsody, Muriel Barbery

The Last Chinese Chef, Nicole Mones

La Cucina, Lily Prior

The Food Chain, Geoff Nicholson

Bone in the Throat, Anthony Bourdain

The Cookbook Collector, Allegra Goodman

The Lives of Notorious Cooks, Brendan Connell

The School of Essential Ingredients, Erica Bauermeister

Alice in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll

Goodbye, Columbus, Philip Roth

The Fellowship of the Ring, J.R.R. Tolkien

A Christmas Carol, Charles Dickens

Pomegranate Soup, Marsha Mehran

Appetite, Philip Kazan

The Chef’s Apprentice, Elle Newmark

Crescent, Diana Abu-Jaber

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, J.K. Rowling
Hunger, Jane Ward

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Reply Tue 11 Nov, 2014 01:58 pm
And this:

A Good Year by Peter Mayle
Aphrodite by Isabel Allende
Babette's Feast by Isek Dinesen
The Baker's Apprentice by Judith Ryan Hendricks
The Barbarians are coming by David Wong Louie
Big Night: a novel with recipes by Joseph Tropiano
Blessed are the Cheesemakers by Sarah-Kate Lynch
The Blue Bistro by Erin Hilderbrand
Blue Plate Special: a novel of love, loss and food by Frances Norris
The Book of Salt by Monique Truong
Bread Alone by Judith Ryan Hendricks
The Breadmaker's Carnival by Andrew Lindsay
Broccoli and Other Tales of Food and Love by Lara Vapnyar
By Bread Alone by Sarah-Kate Lynch
Can't Stand The Heat by Louisa Edwards
Chocolat by Joanne Harris
Comfort Food by Kate Jacobs
Cooking for Harry: a low-carbohydrate novel by Marie-Kay James
Cooking for Mr. Right by Susan Volland
Crawfish Dreams by Nancy Rawles
Crawling at Night by Nani Power
Crescent By Diana Abu-Jaber
Cuisine Novella by Antoine Laurent
The Cuttlefish by Maryline Desbiolles
The Debt to Pleasure by John Lanchester
The Devil's Larder by Jim Crace
The Discovery of Chocolate by James Runcie
Donna Flor and Her Two Husbands by Jorge Amado
Eat Cake by Jeanne Ray
Eating Crow by Jay Rayner
Eating Heaven by Jennie Shortridge
The Edible Woman by Margaret Atwood
The Epicure's Lament by Kate Christensen
Fat Chance: a love story of food and fantasy by Deborah Blumenthal
Feeding Christine by Barbara Chepaitis
Five Quarters of the Orange by Joanne Harris
The Food of Love by Anthony Capella
Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe by Fannie Flagg
Friendship Cake by Lynn Hinton
The Food Taster by Peter Elbling
Francesca's Kitchen by Peter Pezzeli
The Feasting Season by Nancy Coons
Georgia's Kitchen by Jenny Nelson
The Girl With no Shadow by Joanne Harris
Good Enough to Eat by Stacey Ballis
Good Grief by Lolly Winston
Good Taste by Ann Pritchard
Good Things by Mia King
Girl Cook by Hannah McCouch
Heartburn By Nora Ephron
High Bonnet: a novel of epicurean adventures by Idwal Jones
The Househusband by Ad Hudler
How I Gave My Heart to the Restaurant Business: A Novel by Karen Allison
How to Bake a Perfect Life by Barbara O'Neal
Hunger by Jane Ward
Hungry for Happiness by James Villas
Just a Taste by Deidre Martin
Just One Taste by Louisa Edwards
The Kitchen Daughter by Jael McHenry
La Cucina: a novel of rapture by Lily Prior
Last Bite: a novel of culinary romance by Nancy Verde Barr
Les Liaisons Culinaires by Andreas Staikos
Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel
The Last Chinese Chef by Nicole Mones
Liquor by Poppy Z. Brite
The Lost Recipes for Happiness by Barbara O'Neal
The Love Godess' Cooking School by Melissa Senate
The Mistress of Spices by Chitra Banerjee Divakurni
The Noodle maker by Ma Jian
No Place Like Home by Barbara Samuel
On The Steamy Side by Louisa Edwards
The Owl & Moon Café by Jo-Ann Mapson
Pastries: a novel of desserts and discoveries by Bharti Kirchner
Pomegranate Soup by Marsha Mehran
Prime by Poppy Z. Brite
Rosewater and Soda Bread by Marsha Mehran
Scarlet Feather by Maeve Binchy
The School of Essential Ingredients by Erica Bauermeister
Secrets of the Tsil Cafe by Thomas Averill
She Flew the Coop by Michael Lee West
Soul Kitchen by Poppy Z. Brite
The Sunday Tertulia by Lori Marie Carlson
Up from Orchard Street by Eleanor Widmer
Velma Still Cooks in Leeway by Vinita Hampton Wright
World of Pies by Karen Stolz
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Reply Fri 15 Apr, 2016 04:34 am
Nice list Smile
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Reply Tue 10 May, 2016 11:20 pm
A long list. I usually don't read books.
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