https://www.eventbrite.com/e/readable-feast-bpl-food-biography-memoir-tickets-49482413230 Newsfeed Cafe
700 Boylston St.
Boston, MA 02116
Food, Lectures & Conferences, Meetup
The Readable Feast has partnered with the Boston Public Library for a series of culinary author talks at the Newsfeed Cafe!
The October 4th event will be a panel conversation titled "Food, Biography, and Memoir". Featured authors will be Adam Federman, author of Fasting & Feasting: The Life of Visionary Food Writer Patience Gray (2018 Readable Feast honorable mention) and Barbara Haber, curator of books at the Schlesinger Library at Harvard University’s Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study and author of From Hardtack to Home Fries: An Uncommon History of American Cooks and Meals;
Adam Federman is a reporting fellow with the Investigative Fund at the Nation Institute. His writing has appeared in the Nation magazine, The Guardian, Slate, The Washington Post, Columbia Journalism Review, Gastronomica, Adirondack Life and other publications. He is the recipient of a Polk Grant for Investigative Reporting, a Middlebury Fellowship in Environmental Journalism, and a Russia Fulbright Fellowship. His biography of British food writer Patience Gray, Fasting and Feasting, was a finalist for the LA Times Book Prize and a NYT notable book of 2017.
Barbara Haber is the author of From Hardtack to Home Fries: An Uncommon History of American Cooks and Meals, published by Simon and Schuster’s Free Press and by Penguin in paperback. Praise for the book came from Julia Child, Gourmet Magazine and other food notables, and a chapter appeared in Best Food Writing 2002. She has also written on food subjects for Harvard Magazine, Yankee Magazine, the Los Angeles Times, the Dictionary of American History, Notable American Women and many other popular and professional publications. Earlier books include Women in America: A Guide to Books and Macmillan’s American Women in the Twentieth Century, a respected ten volume series for which Haber was General Editor.
There will be a Q & A after the panel discussion. The authors respective works will be available for purchase courtesy of Porter Square Books. The authors will also be signing books following the Q & A.
Attendance is free; however, RSVP's are recommended for a guaranteed spot.
Food & beverage will be available for purchase from the cafe counter. Beer & wine will also be available for those 21+ with a valid ID.