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Secret Ingredients The New Yorker Book of Food and Drink

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ISBN-10: 140006547X

ISBN-13: 9781400065479

Edition: 2007

Authors: David Remnick

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Since its earliest days,The New Yorkerhas been a tastemaker–literally. As the home of A. J. Liebling, Joseph Wechsberg, and M.F.K. Fisher, who practically invented American food writing, the magazine established a tradition that is carried forward today by irrepressible literary gastronomes, including Calvin Trillin, Bill Buford, Adam Gopnik, Jane Kramer, and Anthony Bourdain. Now, in this indispensable collection,The New Yorkerdishes up a feast of delicious writing on food and drink, seasoned with a generous dash of cartoons. Whether you’re in the mood for snacking on humor pieces and cartoons or for savoring classic profiles of great chefs and great eaters, these offerings, from every…    
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Book details

List price: $30.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/30/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 608
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.046
Language: English

David Remnick was born on October 29, 1958 in Hackensack, N.J. and educated at Princeton University. He began his career at the Washington Post in 1982. In 1992, he became a staff writer for the New Yorker. Remnick's book, Lenin's Tomb: The Last Days of the Soviet Empire, won the 1994 Pulitzer Prize in General Non-Fiction. The work deals with the last days of the Soviet Union, which Remnick witnessed firsthand as foreign correspondent to Moscow from the Washington Post. Remnick is the author of other works including The Devil Problem (And Other True Stories) published in 1996 and Resurrection: The Struggle for a New Russia in 1997. His most recent work, King of the World: Muhammad Ali and…