Good books for foodies! - A short list

A Listmania! list by Sarah Durston (London)
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Apple Pie
1.  Apple Pie by John T. Edge
The list author says:
  "A whole book about apple pie, what could be lovlier?"
Used & New from: £0.46
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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Maximum Diner
2.  Maximum Diner by Christopher Nye
The list author says:
  "If you were ever thinking about opening a restaurant this book would stop you. Really funny!"
£6.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

Fast Food Nation: What The All-American Meal is Doing to the World
3.  Fast Food Nation: What The All-American Meal is Doing to the World by Eric Schlosser
The list author says:
  "I haven't eaten in Mcdonalds since reading this!"
£7.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (116 customer reviews)

Garlic and Sapphires
4.  Garlic and Sapphires by Ruth Reichl
The list author says:
  "Funny and brilliant. The famous New York Tines restaurant critic writes about her experiences"
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

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Kitchen Confidential
5.  Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain
The list author says:
  "You'll think twice about sending anything back..."
£7.19   Used & New from: £0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (101 customer reviews)

Tender at the Bone: Growing Up at the Table
6.  Tender at the Bone: Growing Up at the Table by Ruth Reichl
The list author says:
  "An absolute joy! Scrumptious!"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31 customer reviews)

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Let Me Eat Cake
7.  Let Me Eat Cake by Paul Arnott
The list author says:
  "Especially enjoyable for those with a sweet tooth"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

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Sound Bites: Eating on Tour with Franz Ferdinand
8.  Sound Bites: Eating on Tour with Franz Ferdinand by Alex Kapranos
The list author says:
  "A Little Patchy but worth borrowing and taking a look!"
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

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In the Devil's Garden: A Sinful History of Forbidden Food
9.  In the Devil's Garden: A Sinful History of Forbidden Food by Stewart Lee Allen
The list author says:
  "Brilliantly researched and really entertaining"
£10.53   Used & New from: £0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

Dirty Sugar Cookies: Culinary Observations, Questionable Taste
10.  Dirty Sugar Cookies: Culinary Observations, Questionable Taste by Ayun Halliday
The list author says:
  "Many of the references are American, but some great observations about food and it's significance in relationships"
£9.71   Used & New from: £0.07
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Hamburgers and Fries: An American Story
11.  Hamburgers and Fries: An American Story by John T. Edge
The list author says:
  "Not quite as good as 'Apple Pie' but does contain some interesting recipes"
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3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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Madeleines in Manhattan: A Memoir with Recipes
12.  Madeleines in Manhattan: A Memoir with Recipes by Colette Rossant
The list author says:
  "Lacked passion for me, but still, some nice descriptions of New York in the 1950s"
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2.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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Julie & Julia: My Year of Cooking Dangerously
13.  Julie & Julia: My Year of Cooking Dangerously by Julie Powell
The list author says:
  "Wonderful, wonderful book with a great sense of humour!"
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (43 customer reviews)

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Comfort Me With Apples: Love, Adventure and a Passion for Cooking: A Journey Through Life, Love and Truffles
14.  Comfort Me With Apples: Love, Adventure and a Passion for Cooking: A Journey Through Life, Love and Truffles by Ruth Reichl
The list author says:
  "Another incredible memoir by Ruth Reichl"
£10.00   Used & New from: £5.74
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

The Sex Life of Food: When Body and Soul Meet to Eat
15.  The Sex Life of Food: When Body and Soul Meet to Eat by Bunny Crumpacker
The list author says:
  "Wonderful book, exploring the link between food and our sexuality"
Used & New from: £0.13
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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Eating for England: The Delights and Eccentricities of the British at Table
16.  Eating for England: The Delights and Eccentricities of the British at Table by Nigel Slater
The list author says:
  "A great book to dip in and out of"
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (84 customer reviews)

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Eat Me: Love, Sex and the Art of Eating
17.  Eat Me: Love, Sex and the Art of Eating by Alexandra Antonioni
The list author says:
  "A really enjoyable book with a humorous slant"
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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The Year Of Eating Dangerously: A Global Adventure in Search of Culinary Extremes
18.  The Year Of Eating Dangerously: A Global Adventure in Search of Culinary Extremes by Tom Parker Bowles
The list author says:
  "Really enjoyed this one! TPB takes a trip round the world looking for the most dangerous dishes"
£8.99   Used & New from: £0.01
2.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

Nice Cup Of Tea And A Sit Down
19.  Nice Cup Of Tea And A Sit Down by Wifey
The list author says:
  "Who can resist a nice cup of tea and a sit down??"
£9.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)

Humble Pie
20.  Humble Pie by Gordon Ramsay
The list author says:
  "a brilliant memoir, it really reflects his total commitment to food"
£7.19   Used & New from: £0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (116 customer reviews)

Devil in the kitchen
21.  Devil in the kitchen by Marco Pierre White
The list author says:
  "Compulsive reading...love the cheese anecdote!"
£8.79   Used & New from: £0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (62 customer reviews)

The Sweet Life in Paris: Delicious Adventures in the World's Most Glorious--And Perplexing--City
22.  The Sweet Life in Paris: Delicious Adventures in the World's Most Glorious--And Perplexing--City by David Lebovitz
The list author says:
  "Lovely anecodotes and lovely sounding recipes (although no photos!)"
£14.00   Used & New from: £2.72
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews)

My Dining Hell (Penguin Specials): Twenty Ways To Have a Lousy Night Out (Penguin Shorts/Specials)
23.  My Dining Hell (Penguin Specials): Twenty Ways To Have a Lousy Night Out (Penguin Shorts/Specials) by Jay Rayner
The list author says:
  "Like Charlie Brooker if he was reviewing lunch!"
£2.07
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (26 customer reviews)

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Last updated: 18/03/2013
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