The Literary Gourmet

A culinary classic, the award-winning The Literary Gourmet is a collection of dining scenes from the masterpieces of world literature, accompanied by historically-accurate recipes that were tested in the kitchens of New York's Four Seasons resturant.

"A succulent anthology of food literature, complete with recipes for Gogol's stuffed sturgeon and Maupassant's crayfish bisque."
--Anne Fadiman, Ex Libris


"An original idea beautifully carried out."
--Boston Herald

Selected Works

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non-fiction
History, mystery, and detection -- a stunning work of historical imagination.
A deeply personal and affecting memoir that unmasks a deadly Don Juan.
The inside story of preppie Robert Chambers' murder in New York's Central Park of college-bound Jennifer Levin.
Dining Scenes and Recipes from Literary Masterpieces