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Nabokov Gets Food Poisoning and Flees from the Hospital via Fire Escape: History’s Most Entertaining Account of “Homeric Retching”
Nabokov Gets Food Poisoning and Flees from the Hospital via Fire Escape: History’s Most Entertaining Account of “Homeric Retching”

“I returned to my microscope around two. Exactly at 2:30, I suddenly felt an urge to vomit, had barely time to run outside — and there it began.”

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Salvador Dalí’s Rare, Erotic Vintage Cookbook
Salvador Dalí’s Rare, Erotic Vintage Cookbook

A surreally sensual love letter to the palate.

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Duke Ellington’s Diet
Duke Ellington’s Diet

What the celebrated composer’s relationship with food reveals about the inner conflicts we share.

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The Modern Art Cookbook: Recipes and Food-Inspired Treasures from the Twentieth Century’s Greatest Creative Icons
The Modern Art Cookbook: Recipes and Food-Inspired Treasures from the Twentieth Century’s Greatest Creative Icons

Picasso’s sangria, Emily Dickinson’s gingerbread, Frida Kahlo’s red snapper, and other delectable delights from beloved artists and writers.

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Dinner with Mr. Darcy: Recipes from Jane Austen’s Novels and Letters
Dinner with Mr. Darcy: Recipes from Jane Austen’s Novels and Letters

Mr. Bingley’s white soup, Lady Middleton’s apricot marmalade, Margaret Dods’s pigeon pie, and more literary treats from Georgian England.

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Culinary Advice from James Beard, Illustrated by the Provensens
Culinary Advice from James Beard, Illustrated by the Provensens

“Take time to cherish the old and to investigate the new.”

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