Culinary historian, cookbook author, and biographer Joan Reardon is the author of M.F.K. Fisher, Julia Child, and Alice Waters: Celebrating the Pleasures of the Table, M.F.K. Fisher Among the Pots and Pans, Poet of the Appetites: The Lives and Loves of M.F.K. Fisher, and Oysters: a Culinary Celebration. Reardon, who has a PhD in English literature, won an IACP Award for culinary writing, publishes and edits a quarterly newsletter for Les Dames d'Escoffier Chicago, and serves on the advisory board of Gastronomica magazine.
An absorbing portrait of an unexpected friendship.
The spirit of the indomitable Julia Child lives on in Joan
Reardon's AS ALWAYS, JULIA, a saucy soup-to-nuts compilation of the
correspondence between Child and lifelong friend Avis DeVoto. As
Julia said, 'Life itself is the proper binge.' Let's live it
- Elissa Schappell, Vanity Fair, Dec. issue