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Memoirs and Non-Fiction: Dean Tudor's Holiday Book Picks Part II

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By Dean Tudor

Back by popular demand! Dean Tudor's Holiday Book Picks return to Gremolata. In the first of three weekly installments, we proudly present Dean's selection of "Stocking Stuffers". Click each one for his featured review in Gremolata's Book database. - Malcolm Jolley, Editor.

For the more literate person, there are the memoirs of writers, chefs, and wine people. Some have called these memoirs "creative non-fiction", suffering from embellishments and gilding. And also suffering from a lack of indexing, which makes it difficult to find what the writer said about another person or subject. But this also avoids the potential for lawsuits and disjointed noses. Nevertheless, they are rewarding to read. Who cares about poetic license? Here then are some that stood out from last year's run, and any of them would make great gifts for the reader. D.T.

A Vineyard In Tuscany by Ferenc Mate
Book Thumbnail Apples To Oysters: A Food Lover's Tour of Canadian Farms by Margaret Webb
Artisan Farming: Lessons Lore and Recipes by Richard Harris and Lisa Fox
Book Thumbnail The Billionaire's Vinegar: The Mystery of The World's Most Expensive Bottle of Wine by Benjamin Wallace
Dining At Delmonico's: The Story of America's Oldest Restaurant by Judith Choate and James Canora
Book Thumbnail Do Travel Writers Go To Hell? by Thomas Kohnstamm
Eat Me: The Food and Philosophy of Kenny Shopsin by Kenny Shopsin
Feed The Hungry by Nani Power
Serve The People: A Stir-Fried Journey Through China by Jen Lin-Liu
Taste: The Story of Britain Through Its Cooking by Kate Colquhoun
The Lost Ravioli Recipes of Hoboken by Laura Schenone
The Shameless Carnivore by Scott Gold
The Wine Snob's Dictionary: An Essential Lexicon of Oenological Knowledge by David Kamp and David Lynch
Book Thumbnail Where Shall We Go For Dinner? A Food Romance by Tamasin Day-Lewis


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