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Not for Bread Alone: Writers on Food, Wine, and the Art of Eating

by Dan Halpern

Other authors: Wendell Berry (Contributor), Colette (Contributor), Derek Coltman (Translator), William Corbett (Contributor), Alan Davidson (Translator)20 more, Jane Davidson (Translator), Michael Dorris (Contributor), Alexandre Dumas (Contributor), M.F.K. Fisher (Contributor), Michael Frank (Contributor), Betty Fussell (Contributor), Evan Jones (Contributor), Judith B. Jones (Contributor), Barbara Kafka (Contributor), Madeleine Kamman (Contributor), Charles Lane (Contributor), Rose Macaulay (Contributor), Harry Mathews (Contributor), Joyce Carol Oates (Contributor), Francine Prose (Contributor), Paul Schmidt (Contributor), James Seay (Contributor), Charles Simic (Contributor), Edward Steinberg (Contributor), Alice Waters (Contributor)

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Twenty-two acclaimed writers celebrate the art of eating Wendell Berry * Colette * William Corbett * Michael Dorris * Alexandre Dumas * M. F .K. Fisher * Michael Frank * Betty Fussell * Evan Jones * Judith B. Jones * Barbara Kafka * Madeline Kamman * Charles Lamb * Rose Macaulay * Henry Matthews * Joyce Carol Oates * Francine Prose * Paul Schmidt * James Seay * Charles Simic * Edward Steinberg * Alice Waters There is more to be gained from our daily bread than mere sustenance. Curiosity, romance, ritual, and insight can be as much a part of a meal as any of its edible ingredients. In this delectable collection of essays on fine food and drink, twenty-two renowned writers capture the gestures, the celebrations, and the moments in which food, wine, and the act of eating transcend their initial purposes to become something far greater. A window into the eating lives of a handful of our finest literary artists, Not for Bread Alone is a tasty and most satisfying delight--a true culinary classic.… (more)
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Berry, WendellContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
ColetteContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Coltman, DerekTranslatorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Corbett, WilliamContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Davidson, AlanTranslatorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Davidson, JaneTranslatorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Dorris, MichaelContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Dumas, AlexandreContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Fisher, M.F.K.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Frank, MichaelContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Fussell, BettyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Jones, EvanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Jones, Judith B.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Kafka, BarbaraContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Kamman, MadeleineContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Lane, CharlesContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Macaulay, RoseContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Mathews, HarryContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Oates, Joyce CarolContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Prose, FrancineContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Twenty-two acclaimed writers celebrate the art of eating Wendell Berry * Colette * William Corbett * Michael Dorris * Alexandre Dumas * M. F .K. Fisher * Michael Frank * Betty Fussell * Evan Jones * Judith B. Jones * Barbara Kafka * Madeline Kamman * Charles Lamb * Rose Macaulay * Henry Matthews * Joyce Carol Oates * Francine Prose * Paul Schmidt * James Seay * Charles Simic * Edward Steinberg * Alice Waters There is more to be gained from our daily bread than mere sustenance. Curiosity, romance, ritual, and insight can be as much a part of a meal as any of its edible ingredients. In this delectable collection of essays on fine food and drink, twenty-two renowned writers capture the gestures, the celebrations, and the moments in which food, wine, and the act of eating transcend their initial purposes to become something far greater. A window into the eating lives of a handful of our finest literary artists, Not for Bread Alone is a tasty and most satisfying delight--a true culinary classic.

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