Posts tagged "memoir"

A Florence Diary by Diana Athill

Cover of A Florence Diary by Diana Athill

This delightful little book, which can be read in one sitting, is a diary kept by novelist and literary editor Diana Athill during a visit to Florence in 1947. She writes about the sights of Florence, the delicious food she ate, and the people she met there.

Yes, Chef: A Memoir

Yes, Chef Book Cover

Yes, Chef tells the story of Marcus Samuelsson from his early days in Ethiopia, his mother’s death (and his becoming an orphan), to his adoption by a Swedish couple, through his cooking education and apprenticeships, and on to his success as a New York chef and a winner of Top Chef Masters.