Heat, by Bill Buford (Knopf) Reviewed by Benjamin Healy and Benjamin Schwarz ( "Cover to Cover," July/August 2006)

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Heat, by Bill Buford (Knopf)
Reviewed by Benjamin Healy and Benjamin Schwarz ( "Cover to Cover," July/August 2006)

"A New Yorker writer agrees to become Mario Batali's 'kitchen slave,' learning valuable lessons about excess and suffering in the process."

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My Life in France, by Julia Child with Alex Prud'homme (Knopf)
Reviewed by Benjamin Healy and Benjamin Schwarz ("Cover to Cover", May 2006)

"A posthumously published memoir by the late chef, focusing on her time in France from 1948 to 1954, which sparked her—and, by extension, everyone else's—interest in French cooking."

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The United States of Arugula, by David Kamp (Broadway)
Reviewed by Benjamin Healey and Benjamin Schwarz ("Cover to Cover", October 2006)

"Culturally aware and cleverly written, this anatomy of the French-fried versus sun-dried tension at the heart of American gastronomy is refreshingly non-snooty."

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Food is Love, by Katherine J. Parkin (Pennsylvania)
Reviewed by Benjamin Healy and Benjamin Schwarz ( "Cover to Cover," July/August 2006)

"A history of American food advertisers' appeals to female consumers: generous portions of idealized comfort and gnawing guilt."

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