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Stories from the Kitchen

Hardcover $16.00

Oct 27, 2015 | 400 Pages

  • Hardcover $16.00

    Oct 27, 2015 | 400 Pages

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Table Of Contents


Charles Dickens, “Love and Oysters” 

Guy de Maupassant, From Bel Ami

Saki, “Tea” 

M. F. K. Fisher, “A Kitchen Allegory”

Isaac Bashevis Singer, “Short Friday” 

Nora Ephron, “Potatoes and Love” from Heartburn

Lara Vapnyar, “A Bunch of Broccoli on the Third Shelf” 

Elissa Schappell, “The Joy of Cooking” 


Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, “On the Pleasures of the Table” 

Anton Chekhov, “On Mortality” 

Virginia Woolf, From To the Lighthouse

Evelyn Waugh, “The Manager of ‘The Kremlin’’’

Isak Dinesen, “Babette’s Feast” 

Gerald Durrell, “Owls and Aristocracy” 

Shirley Jackson, “Like Mother Used to Make” 

Amy Tan, “Best Quality” 


Emile Zola, “The Cheese Symphony” from The Belly of Paris

Marcel Proust, From Swann’s Way

Alice B. Toklas, “Murder in the Kitchen” 

Günter Grass, “The Last Meal” from The Flounder

T. C. Boyle, “Sorry Fugu” 

John Lanchester, “A Winter Menu” from The Debt to Pleasure

Erica Bauermeister, “Lillian” 

Jim Crace, “#45” from The Devil’s Larder

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