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Books About Food

Fiction and nonfiction books about food. Includes books about food, books that include recipes, and cook books. For books about hunger, see Social Issues or Environmental Issues.

The Alice B. Toklas Cook Book
by Alice B. Toklas

Chocolat: A Novel
by Joanne Harris

Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman’s Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia
by Elizabeth Gilbert

Epitaph for a Peach: Four Seasons on My Family Farm
by David Mas Masumoto

How to Cook a Wolf
by M.F.K. Fisher

Let Us Eat Cake: Adventures in Food and Friendship
by Sharon Boorstin

Like Water for Chocolate: A Novel in Monthly Installments, with Recipes, Romances, and Home Remedies
by Laura Esquivel

Stuffed: Adventures of a Restaurant Family
by Patricia Volk

Tender at the Bone: Growing Up at the Table
by Ruth Reichl