Coming May 28th is a new book entitled Anthony Bourdain Remembered, which honors the late celebrity chef who brought so much so us besides food.
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This tribute book will be dedicated to American celebrity chef, author, and travel documentarian Anthony Bourdain who sadly died on June 8th, 2018 at the age of sixty-one. A humanitarian at heart, Bourdain is remembered in the hearts of his friends, family, and those he has helped. His wise words, “If I’m an advocate of anything, it’s to move…Walk in someone else’s shoes or at least eat their food,” conjure the image of a modern day Atticus Finch.
In October of that year, Mr. Bourdain’s last book, Hungry Ghosts, a graphic anthology and collaboration and short horror fiction and drawings by various different artists, complete with Mr. Bourdain’s savory recipes, was published by Berger Books.
Anthony Bourdain Remembered is to be published by HarperCollins imprint Ecco, the Los Angeles Times informs us.
People’s Magazine states that, “Daniel Halpern, president and publisher of Ecco, tells PEOPLE that CNN originally created the book as a “keepsake” for his daughter Ariana, aged eleven, and his estate later agreed to share the book publicly.”
The publisher’s web page for the book has, among other things, these heart-wrenching words:
Anthony Bourdain Remembered brings together memories and anecdotes from fans reminiscing about Bourdain’s unique achievements and his enduring effect on their lives as well as comments from chefs, journalists, filmmakers, musicians, and writers inspired by Tony including Barack Obama, Eric Ripert, Jill Filipovic, Ken Burns, Questlove, and José Andrés, among many others.
The books is available on pre-sale now. May 28th, the book’s release date, is only a week before the one year anniversary of Anthony Bourdain’s sudden death.
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