Ruth Reichl, author of Delicious!, on tour April/May 2014

Posted By on February 12, 2014

Reichl_DeliciousAbout Delicious!

Hardcover: 400 pages

Publisher: Random House (May 6, 2014)

In her New York Times bestselling memoirs Tender at the Bone and Comfort Me with Apples, Ruth Reichl has brilliantly illuminated how food defines us. Now she celebrates this theme in her dazzling fiction debut—a novel of sisters, family ties, and a young woman who must find the courage to let go of the past in order to embrace her own true gifts.

Billie Breslin has traveled far from her California home to take a job at Delicious!, the most iconic food magazine in New York and, thus, the world. When the publication is summarily shut down, the colorful staff, who have become an extended family for Billie, must pick up their lives and move on. Not Billie, though. She is offered a new job: staying behind in the magazine’s deserted downtown mansion offices to uphold the “Delicious Guarantee” –a public relations hotline for complaints and recipe inquiries–until further notice. What she doesn’t know is that this boring, lonely job will be the portal to a life-changing discovery.

“[Reichl] is fair-minded, brave, and a wonderful writer.” — The New York Times Book Review

 

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photo credit Fiona Aboud

photo credit Fiona Aboud

About Ruth Reichl

Ruth Reichl was born and raised in Greenwich Village. She wrote her first cookbook at twenty-one, and went on to be the restaurant critic of both the Los Angeles Times  and The New York Times.  She was editor-in-chief of Gourmet magazine for ten years. She now lives with her husband in upstate New York.

 

Connect with Ruth:

Website | Twitter.

 

Ruth Reichl’s TLC Book Tours TOUR STOPS:

Monday, April 28th:  Sidewalk Shoes

Tuesday, April 29th:  Kahakai Kitchen

Wednesday, April 30th:  No More Grumpy Bookseller

Saturday, May 3rd:  Books a la Mode – spotlight/giveaway

Monday, May 5th:  Book-alicious Mama

Tuesday, May 6th:  Happy Pretty Sweet

Wednesday, May 7th:  BookNAround

Thursday, May 8th:  Kritter’s Ramblings

Friday, May 9th:  Joyfully Retired

Monday, May 12th:  Olduvai Reads

Tuesday, May 13th:  girlichef

Wednesday, May 14th:  Read. Write. Repeat.

Thursday, May 15th:  Bookfoolery

Thursday, May 15th:  Svetlana’s Reads and Views

Friday, May 16th:  Books in the City

Tuesday, May 20th:  A Chick Who Reads

Wednesday, May 21st:  Broken Teepee

Thursday, May 22nd:  A Bookish Way of Life

Friday, May 23rd:  2 Kids and Tired

Tuesday, May 27th:  From the TBR Pile

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