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About the Author

Ruth Reichl was born in New York City on January 16, 1948. In 1970, she graduated from the University of Michigan with a M.A. in art history. She became a food writer and magazine editor for New West magazine. Later she worked for the Los Angeles Times, first as the restaurant editor and then food mostrar mais editor. She received two James Beard Awards. In 1993, she moved back to New York to become the restaurant critic for The New York Times. She was the editor in chief of Gourmet Magazine for ten years. She is the author of the memoirs Garlic and Sapphires, Tender at the Bone, and Comfort Me with Apples and the novel Delicious! Her latest book, My Kitchen Year: 136 Recipes That Saved My Life, was published in 2015. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos
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Obras de Ruth Reichl

Delicious (2014) 1,072 cópias
The Gourmet Cookbook Volumes I and II (2004) — Editor — 967 cópias
Endless Feasts: Sixty Years of Writing from Gourmet (2002) — Editor — 251 cópias
The Best American Food Writing 2018 (2018) — Editor; Introdução — 87 cópias
The Paris Novel (2024) 16 cópias
Mmmmmmm: a feastiary (1972) 16 cópias
The Queen of Mold (2005) 9 cópias
Gourmet cookbook (2018) 5 cópias
Verrukelijk 2 cópias
Gourmand, Eggs (2023) 1 exemplar(es)
Gourmet 1999.12 1 exemplar(es)
Gourmet Everyday Meals 1 exemplar(es)
Grave Secrets 1 exemplar(es)
Gourmet - April 2007 (2007) 1 exemplar(es)
Gourmet - March 2007 (2007) 1 exemplar(es)
Gourmet -December 2005 (2005) 1 exemplar(es)
Gourmet - November 2005 (2005) 1 exemplar(es)
Gourmet Magazine - February, 2009 (2009) 1 exemplar(es)
Gourmet - April 2006 (2006) 1 exemplar(es)
Ms. 1981.04 1 exemplar(es)

Associated Works

The Gastronomical Me (1989) — Introdução, algumas edições609 cópias
Japanese Cooking: A Simple Art (1980) — Prefácio, algumas edições519 cópias
Nancy Silverton's Breads from the La Brea Bakery: Recipes for the Connoisseur (1996) — Prefácio, algumas edições383 cópias
Perfection Salad: Women and Cooking at the Turn of the Century (1986)algumas edições327 cópias
Cooking with Pomiane (1962) — Introdução, algumas edições176 cópias
This Is My Best: Great Writers Share Their Favorite Work (2004) — Contribuinte — 159 cópias
The Measure of Her Powers: An M.F.K. Fisher Reader (1999) — Introdução — 122 cópias
Best Food Writing 2005 (Best Food Writing) (2005) — Contribuinte — 99 cópias
Best Food Writing 2009 (2009) — Contribuinte — 86 cópias
Her Fork in the Road: Women Celebrate Food and Travel (2001) — Contribuinte — 79 cópias
Best Food Writing 2001 (2001) — Contribuinte — 66 cópias
Best Food Writing 2000 (2000) — Contribuinte — 60 cópias
The Gourmand’s Egg. A Collection of Stories & Recipes (2022) — Prefácio — 11 cópias


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Conhecimento Comum



kitber | outras 35 resenhas | Feb 3, 2024 |
This book feels like a fantasy, a fairy-tale where the main character gets all her wishes fulfilled. That wasn't what I was expecting. but it has definitely stayed with me much longer than I expected as well, and I love the dreaminess of it. I guess it must be nice to be Stella and have all your wishes magically come true thanks to Paris and friends with money -- oh, and slender, gamin, beauty doesn't hurt at all -- but at least her adventures were interesting and full of passionate connoisseurs of art and literature and food.

Advanced Reader's Copy provided by Edelweiss.
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jennybeast | outras 2 resenhas | Jan 31, 2024 |
Ruth Reichl is one of those famous people that I wish I knew in real life so we could just hang out. She seems no nice and fun and the way she writes about food makes me think maybe I could actually, willingly, eat pig brains or rabbits cooked in their own blood if only I was dining with Ruth.

This particular memoir is about her unexpected stint as editor in chief at Gourmet magazine and I liked it as much as her other books.

I’m not sure if this book is really for everyone but if you enjoy food writing or her, I think this is a winner.… (mais)
hmonkeyreads | outras 45 resenhas | Jan 25, 2024 |
I want to give this 3.5 stars. I'm not completely sure which way to round the figure -- I want to give it 4 because overall I feel good about the book but I'm settling on three because there is just too much stuff here. In the book they talk about a thing called snowball cookies -- and I think this book is the snowball cookie of books. Good ingredients, good intention, but not quite anything but sweet in the end.

There's a little bit of everything here: quirky characters, charming settings, romance, mystery, WWII history lessons, evocative food descriptions, even a recipe as a bonus. The trick, I think, is that the balance isn't exactly right.

The book starts out a little bit too twee but eventually gets into a mystery involving old letters and a secret room. The letters are nice but not as intriguing as the characters in the book find them so at first this section feels a little forced. Eventually, I was swept up into the mystery of the letters and the librarian who hid them.

I liked the people, I liked the story, I liked the romance but I feel like this needed a little something else to make it truly sing.

Worth reading when you're in the mood for a cozy and sweet book.
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hmonkeyreads | outras 114 resenhas | Jan 25, 2024 |



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