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Fiction
Title Author Call Number
LiquorPoppy Z. BriteFIC Brite
The Food of LoveAnthony CapellaFIC Capella
Eat Everything Before You DieJeffery Paul ChanFIC Chan
Feeding ChristineBarbara ChepaitisFIC Che
Tea: a NovelStacey D’ErasmoFIC D’E
Lunch at the PiccadillyClyde EdgertonFIC EDG
Like Water for Chocolate Laura Esquivel FIC ESQ
Blackberry WineJoanne Harris FIC Har
Chocolat Joanne Harris FIC Har
The Noodle Maker Ma Jian FIC Jian
How to Cook a Tart Nina Killham FIC Kil
Dixieland Sushi Cara Lockwood FIC Lockwood
The Sunday Macaroni Club Steve Lopez FIC Lop
By Bread Alone Sarah-Kate Lynch FIC Lyn
Serving Crazy with Curry: a Novel Amulya Malladi FIC Malladi
The Mango Season Amulya Malladi FIC Mal
Breakfast at Stephanie’s Sue Margolis FIC Margolis
The Hunger Moon Suzanne Matson FIC Mat
A Good Year Peter Mayle FIC Mayle
Crash Diet Jill McCorkle FIC McC
Girl Cook: a Novel Hannan McCouch FIC McC
Pomegranate Soup: a Novel Marsha Mehran FIC Mehran
The Reading Group Elizabeth Noble FIC Nob
Blue Plate Special: a Novel of Love, Loss, and Food Frances Norris FIC Norris
The Tea House on Mulberry Street Sharon Owens FIC Owens
The Matzo Ball Heiress Laurie Gwen Shapiro FIC Shapiro
Delicious Mark Haskell Smith FIC Smith
The Kitchen God’s Wife Amy Tan FIC Tan
Little Earthquakes Jennifer Weiner FIC Weiner
Good Grief: a Novel Lolly Winston FIC Winston
Velma Still Cooks in Leeway Vinita Hampton Wright FIC Wri
The Bowl Is Already Broken Mary Kay Zuravleff FIC Zuravleff
African American Collection
Title Author Call Number
Catfish Quesadillas Brian Egeston AAC Egeston
Crawfish Dreams Nancy Rawles AAC Rawles
An Eighth of August Dawn Turner Trice AAC Tri
Romance
Title Author Call Number
Crescent Diana Abu-Jaber ROM Abu
Invitation to Provence Elizabeth Adler ROM Adler
Fat Chance Deborah Blumenthal ROM Blumenthal
The Wedding Cake Ludima Gus Burton ROM Burton
The Angel Craved Lobster Shirley Jump ROM Jump
The Diet: a Novel Edita Kaye ROM Kay
The Undomestic Goddess Sophie Kinsella ROM Kinsella
New Free Chocolate Sex Keith Lowe ROM Low
Blessed are the Cheesemakers Sarah-Kate Lynch ROM Lyn
La Cucina: a Novel of Rapture Lily Prior ROM Pri
The Discovery of Chocolate: a Novel James Runcie ROM Run
Chocolate Magic Karen Sandler ROM San
Eating Heaven Jennie Shortridge ROM Shortridge
Good in Bed Jennifer Weiner ROM Wei
Kitchen Banana Yoshimoto ROM Yos
Horror
Title Author Call Number
American Psycho Bret Easton Ellis HOR Ell
Mystery
Title Author Call Number
Candy Apple Red: a Jane Kelly Mystery Nancy Bush MYS Bush
Killer Pancake (et al.) Diane Mott. Davidson MYS Dav
Lemon Meringue Pie Murder (et al.) Joanne Fluke MYS Flu
Fax Me a Bagel: a Ruby, the Rabbi’s Wife Mystery (et al.) Sharon Kahn MYS Kah
Death al Dente: a Gourmet Detective Mystery (et al.) Peter King MYS Kin
Hotel Pastis Peter Mayle MYS May
Parsley, Sage, Rosemary, and Crime (et al.) Tamar Myers MYS Mye
The Spice Box Lou Jane Temple MYS Temple
Science Fiction
Title Author Call Number
The Restaurant at the End of the Universe Douglas Adams SF Adams
Historical Fiction
Title Author Call Number
The Book of Salt Monique Truong HIS Tru
Short Stories
Title Author Call Number
Eating Mammals John Barlow FIC Barlow
Ice Cream Helen Dunmore FIC Dun
Dr. King’s Refrigerator Charles Johnson AAC Johnson
Hungry Joanna Torrey FIC Tor
Lizard Banana Yoshimoto FIC Yos
Nonfiction
Title Author Call Number
Candyfreak: a Journey Through the Chocolate Underbelly of America Steve Almond 338.476 A
Letters to a Young Chef Daniel Boulud 641.509 B
Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly (et al.) Anthony Bourdain 641.57 B
Feasts of Provence Robert Carrier 641.594 C
Mastering the Art of French Cooking Julia Child 641.594 C
“A Woman’s Place is in the Kitchen:” The Evolution of Women Chefs Ann Cooper 641.508 C
The Olive Farm Carol Drinkwater 944.9 M
Waiting: the True Confessions of a Waitress Debra Ginsberg 647.95 G
French Women Don’t Get Fat Mireille Guiliano 613.25 G
My French Kitchen Joanne Harris 641.594 H
Candy and Me: a Love Story Hilary Liftin 92 L Liftin
Finding Betty Crocker: the Secret Life of America’s First Lady of Food Susan Marks 641.597 M
A Year in Provence Peter Mayle 944.9 M
Provence Peter Mayle 944.9 M
Stand Facing the Stove: the Story of the Women Who Gave America the Joy of Cooking Anne Mendelson 929.2 R Rombauer
Japanese Women Don’t Get Old or Fat Naomi Moriyama 641.595 M
Cuisine Economique Jacques Pepin 641.5 P
Julie and Julia Julie Powell 641.5 P
Wine: a Practical Guide to Enjoying Your Selection Jens Priewe 641.22 P
Comfort Me with Apples (et al.) Ruth Reichl 92 R Reichl
Sweets: a History of Candy Tim Richardson 641.853 R
A Meal Observed Andrew Todhunter 641.594 T
Stuffed Patricia Volk 641.57 V

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Compiled by the APL Readers Services Department -- Jan. 2006

Last updated: December 12, 2012
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