Literary Icons We Lost in the Last Decade

Literary Icons We Lost in the Last Decade

The 2010’s have been a notable decade for literature lovers. Starting with big corporate bookstores going out of business and making room for the indie bookstores, we also saw the rise of audio-books, as well as platform being given to strong female protagonists with books like, The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, Gone Girl , The Girl on the Train and so on. But in the past ten years we’ve also lost a number of prolific icons from the literary world and here are some of those authors and poets who have touched our lives with their iconic works, which …

“Anthony Bourdain Remembered” to Be published May 28.

“Anthony Bourdain Remembered” to Be published May 28.

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.   Image Via People 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 …

Anthony Bourdain Biography To be Published Next Year

Anthony Bourdain Biography To be Published Next Year

Anthony Bourdain’s legacy in the food and travel world continues with news of a new biography about his life on the way. The book will be published by Ecco in the fall of 2019 with Bourdain’s long-time assistant, Laurie Woolever, editing the book.    via YouTube   Bourdain: The Oral Biography will be a “portrait of the writer, veteran chef and television travel, built from the stories shared by those who knew him best.”    Woolever, on editing the book said, “I’m honored to now be working with his estate…in order to share the story of a life that influenced so …

5 Books To Read In Remembrance of Anthony Bourdain

5 Books To Read In Remembrance of Anthony Bourdain

I was quite saddened and shocked to hear about the passing of Anthony Bourdain at the end of last week. I first encountered him through reruns of No Reservations on Travel Channel and have many fond memories of binge watching the show as well as binge watching Parts Unknown on CNN. It was only later that I came to know about his various literary pursuits, and my admiration for him grew even more. In honor of him, here are five books either written or published by Anthony Bourdain. All will satisfy more than a three-star Michelin restaurant.   1. Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain   Image Via Kobo …