I’m moderating an online webinar on the new Slow Food book, Ark of Taste, with authors David S. Shields and Giselle Kennedy Lord. For information and registration click here. It’s at 4:00 p.m. EST.
Book: Culinary Imagination
Sandra M. Gilbert. The Culinary Imagination: From Myth to Modernity. WW Norton, 2014
I blurbed this one:
It is hard to imagine how Sandra Gilbert could have produced so broad an overview of contemporary food writing and thought, not only literary analysis but also history, memoir, and bibliography. Anyone wanting an introduction to the meaning of food culture should start here. After reading this “foodoir,” you may not want to live her life but you will certainly want to read everything that she did.