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Gastronomy: Novels about Food and Culture

One of the most tantalizing ways to learn about a culture is through its food. These mouth-watering novels highlight how what we eat is closely aligned with who we are.

Books in this Series

  • Tina de Rosa, Paper Fish
  • Diana Abu-Jaber, Crescent
  • Chitra Divakaruni, The Mistress of Spices
  • Nicole Mones, The Last Chinese Chef

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