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  • Love in a Dish and Other Piecesby M. F. K. Fisher

    Penguin Books Ltd 2011; US$ 9.86

    M.F.K. Fisher's personal, intimate culinary essays are well-loved American classics, combining recipes with her anecdotes, reminiscences, cultural observations and passionate storytelling. Auden, Fisher saw eating as inextricably bound up with living well. Whether reflecting on an epic lunch served by a fanatical waitress, the life-giving properties... more...

  • The Theoretical Footby M. F. K. Fisher

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 9.99

    An undiscovered novel by an iconic American food writer – the publication of this enchanting portrait of 1930s bohemian life will be a major literary event 'I sank into The Theoretical Foot like a fat strawberry into whipped cream ... Intimate and moral, funny and wise, there is something incantatory about her style ... She is not just a great food... more...

  • Consider the Oysterby M. F. K. Fisher

    Hauraki Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99

    M. F. K. Fisher, whom John Updike has called our “poet of the appetites,” here pays tribute to that most enigmatic of ocean creatures, the oyster. As she tells of oysters found in stews, in soups, roasted, baked, fried, prepared à la Rockefeller or au naturel—and of the pearls sometimes found therein—Fisher describes her mother’s joy at encountering... more...

  • As They Wereby M.F.K. Fisher

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.00

    This marvelous collection of autobiographical essays by the celebrated, much-adored Fisher covers her life, family, food and adventures. more...

  • Sister Ageby M.F.K. Fisher

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.95

    In these fifteen remarkable stories, M.F.K. Fisher, one of the most admired writers of our time, embraces the coming of old age. With a saint to guide us, she writes, perhaps we can accept in a loving way "the inevitable visits of a possibly nagging harpy like Sister Age" But in the stories, it is the human strength in the unavoidable encounter with... more...

  • Two Towns in Provenceby M.F.K. Fisher

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 18.95

    This volume brings together two delightful books— Map of Another Town and A Considerable Town —by one of our most beloved food and travel writers. In her inimitable style, here M.F.K. Fisher tells the stories—and reveals the secrets—of two quintessential French cities. Map of Another Town, Fisher’s memoir of the French provincial capital of Aix-en-Provence... more...

  • Marseilleby M.F.K. Fisher

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2016; US$ 0.99

    A Vintage Shorts Travel Selection   Nowhere in the world did the beloved food and travel writer M.F.K Fisher feel more at ease than in the port of Marseille. From her timeless A Considerable Town , published as part of Two Towns in Provence , here is her affectionate introduction to the old streets and bustling waterfront of France’s second city.... more...

  • The Gastronomical Meby M.F.K. Fisher

    Daunt Books 2017; US$ 9.99

    "A classic of food writing that redefined the genre, The Gastronomical Me is a memoir of travel, love and loss, but above all hunger. In 1929 M.F.K. Fisher left America for France, where she tasted real French cooking for the first time. It inspired a prolific career as a food and travel writer. In The Gastronomical Me Fisher traces the... more...

  • Consider the Oysterby M.F.K Fisher

    Daunt Books 2018; US$ 9.99

    The celebrated American food writer M.F.K. Fisher pays tribute to that most delicate and enigmatic of foods: the oyster. She tells of oysters found in stews and soups, roasted, baked, fried, prepared à la Rockefeller or au naturel – and of the pearls sometimes found therein. As she describes each dish, Fisher recalls her own initiation into the ‘strange... more...

  • With Bold Knife And Forkby M.F.K. Fisher; Prue Leith

    Random House 2011; US$ 14.09

    In one of her most celebrated books, the doyenne of food writers offers us more than 140 of her favourite and most famous recipes. Here are dishes for every course of every meal - from 'Teasers and Titbits', through 'Some Seeds of this Planet' to 'A Plethora of Puddings'. Whether simple or esoteric, all are served with an inimitable mixture of wit,... more...