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ROSIE SCHAAP on Drinking With Men: A Memoir, ANYA VON BREMZEN on The Art of Soviet Cooking: A Memoir, and LUCY KNISLEY on Relish: My Life in the Kitchen

Saturday, Nov. 23, 2:00 p.m., Room 8301 (Building 8, 3rd Floor)

Author(s) and Guest(s)

Anya von Bremzen

Three-time James Beard Award-winning food writer Anya von Bremzen captures the idealism, cynicism, longing, and terror that defined Soviet life in her memoir Mastering the Art of Soviet Cooking: A Memoir of Food and Longing (Crown; $26.00). von Bremzen and her mother embark on a culinary recreation of their socialist past, turning their kitchen into a time machine that captures three generations of Soviet life. von Bremzen is a contributing editor at Travel + Leisure magazine and the author of five acclaimed cookbooks, among them The New Spanish Table and The Greatest Dishes: Around the World in 80 Recipes.


Rosie Schaap

Rosie Schaap recounts the pleasures of being a regular in her memoir Drinking with Men (Penguin; $26.95).  “[A] beautifully composed look at a woman’s coming to age in a setting more often reserved for men."--Library Journal.  Schapp is the New York Times Magazine "Drink" columnist, and a contributor to This America Life.    

Lucy Knisley

In Relish:  My Life in the Kitchen (First Second; $17.00) Lucy Knisley, the daughter of a chef and a gourmet, traces key episodes in her life, based on what she was eating at the time. " . . . a crystal-clear how-to guide to everything worth doing in the kitchen.  Step aside, Joy of Cooking." —Alison Bechdel, author of Fun Home.  Lucy Knisley's comics about life, food, travel and her adventures have gained her a devoted audience on the Internet.  Her first book, a travelogue about a trip to Paris, was French Milk.     

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