Anthony Bourdain is the author of Bone in the Throat, Gone Bamboo, and the non-fiction memoir/deranged rant, Kitchen Confidential. He has been a professional chef for over two decades. His work has appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Times, The Observer, Scotland on Sunday, The Face, Limb by Limb, Black Book and The Independent. He is a contributing authority for Food Arts magazine. He lives in New York City with his wife, Nancy.
* Gangster fiction to feast on. Independent * Bourdain's dialogue-driven action proves completely absorbing ... Like a good meal, the memory of Gone Bamboo will linger on. The List * A slick, very funny, brilliantly written crime thriller, very much in the style of the superb Carl Hiassen, Gone Bamboo is one of the essential reads of the year. GO * Reads like Carl Hiaasen on holiday with Elmore Leonard and goes out with a bang like a tequila slammer. The Times