November 12, 2005

Forecasting: October 2005

Culinary-related books that were reported sold to publishers in October. A bit late out of the gate this month -- it's been a busy couple of weeks and I have a backlog of entries to work on....

Author of Queen of the Turtle Derby and Contributing Editor for Vogue and Newsweek Julia Reed's BLACK-EYED PEAS, HOSTESS GOWNS, AND OTHER SOUTHERN SPECIALTIES: An Entertaining Life (with Recipes), about Southern life in the kitchen, around the table, and in the dining rooms of the best restaurants, to St. Martin's Press.

Rose Levy Beranbaum's HEAVENLY CAKES, to Wiley.

TOAST: The Story of a Boy's Hunger author Nigel Slater's THE KITCHEN DIARIES, fully illustrated and including more than 300 new seasonal recipes, to Gotham.

Graham Harding's A WINE MISCELLANY, factoids about wine, to Clarkson Potter.

Creator of the SalonTea and BeauTea product lines Tracy Stern (with Christie Matheson)'s PARTEA: DRINK TEA, ENJOY LIFE, CELEBRATE OFTEN, a guide to entertaining with tea, including recipes and ideas for tea parties, to Clarkson Potter.

Chef Efisio Farris's PASSIONE DI SARDINIA: Stories and Recipes from Italy's Timeless Island, an exploration of Sardinia's culinary delights, island history, and landscape, to Rizzoli.

George Geary's THE DESSERT BIBLE, tips, techniques, and troubleshooting for 390 dessert recipes from cookies to cakes, to Robert Rose.

New Orleans food writer and restaurant reviewer Tom Fitzmorris's NEW ORLEANS FOOD, recipes gathered over the past 30 years from leading New Orleans chefs, to Stewart, Tabori & Chang for publication in February 2006.

Chief decorator of Bundles of Cookies Meghan Mountford's SWEET SENSATIONS: Cookie Design for Every Occasion, to Rutledge Hill.

Chef/owner of Cuisines et Traditions du Monde Charlotte Puckette and editor-in-chief of World Media in Paris Olivia Kiang-Snaije's THE ETHNIC PARIS COOKBOOK: Bringing the French Melting Pot into your Kitchen, featuring easy-to-follow recipes selected and adapted from internationally renowned chefs, to Dorling Kindersley.

The Devil's Picnic author Taras Grescoe's BOTTOMFEEDERS: An Ethical Eater's Global Search for Vanishing Seafood, about his nine-month world tour in search of a delicious and humane plate of seafood, to Bloomsbury, for publication in winter 2008.

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