Food Lit: A Reader's Guide to Epicurean Nonfiction provides a much-needed resource for librarians assisting adult readers interested in the topic of foodaa group that is continuing to grow rapidly. Containing annotations of hundreds of nonfiction titles about food that are arranged into genre and subject interest categories for easy reference, the book addresses a diversity of reading experiences by covering everything from foodie memoirs and histories of food to extreme cuisine and food exposAcs. Author Melissa Stoeger has organized and described hundreds of nonfiction titles centered on the themes of food and eating, including life stories, history, science, and investigative nonfiction. The work emphasizes titles published in the past decade without overlooking significant benchmark and classic titles. It also provides lists of suggested read-alikes for those titles, and includes several helpful appendices of fiction titles featuring food, food magazines, and food blogs.Dublanica says that restaurants bring out the worst in people, and after spending years working as a waiter in upscale restaurants ... seems to be trying for a voice similar to Anthony Bourdain, so a good choice would be Bourdaina#39;s Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly. ... Other gossip-y customer- service stories that may appeal to readers are A. J. Adamsa#39;s entertaining collection ofanbsp;...
|Author||:||Melissa Brackney Stoeger|
|Publisher||:||ABC-CLIO - 2013-01-08|