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Ah, November. Outside, crisp leaves are falling and a cold wind nips at your nose. Inside, fires are crackling and the smell of hot chocolate sweetens the air. The holiday season is upon us!

Coming to My Senses

The Making of a Counterculture Cook
By Alice Waters
Narrated by Alice Waters /  8 hours 58 minutes

The New York Times bestselling and critically acclaimed memoir from cultural icon and culinary standard bearer Alice Waters recalls the circuitous road and tumultuous times leading to the opening of what is arguably America's most influential restaurant.

When Alice Waters opened the doors of her "little French restaurant" in Berkeley,... Read More »

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Heat

An Amateur's Adventures as Kitchen Slave, Line Cook, Pasta-Maker, and Apprentice to a Dante-Quoting Butcher in Tuscany
By Bill Buford
Narrated by Michael Kramer /  12 hours 15 minutes

From one of our most interesting literary figures – former editor of Granta, former fiction editor at The New Yorker, acclaimed author of Among the Thugs – a sharp, funny, exuberant, close-up account of his headlong plunge into the life of a professional cook.

Expanding on his James Beard Award-winning New Yorker article, Bill Buford gives us a... Read More »

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Julie and Julia - Abridged

365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen
By Julie Powell
5 hours 53 minutes

The bestselling memoir that's "irresistible....A kind of Bridget Jones meets The French Chef" (Philadelphia Inquirer) is now a major motion picture. Audiobook read by the author and value-priced!

Directed by Nora Ephron, starring Amy Adams as Julie and Meryl Streep as Julia, the film Julie & Julia will be released by Sony Pictures on April... Read More »

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Kitchen Confidential

Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly
By Anthony Bourdain
Narrated by Anthony Bourdain /  8 hours 18 minutes

When Chef Anthony Bourdain wrote "Don't Eat Before You Read This" in The New Yorker, he spared no one's appetite, revealing what goes on behind the kitchen door. In Kitchen Confidential, he expanded the appetizer into a deliciously funny, delectably shocking banquet that lays out his twenty-five years of sex, drugs, and haute cuisine.

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Little Heathens

Hard Times and High Spirits on an Iowa Farm During the Great Depression
By Mildred Armstrong Kalish
Narrated by Ruth Ann Phimister /  9 hours 26 minutes

One of the 10 Best Books of 2007 (New York Times Book Review), Mildred Armstrong Kalish’s Little Heathens is a compelling memoir of her hardscrabble life on an Iowa farm during the 1930s. With no electricity or indoor plumbing and with little heat or money on the farm, Mildred learns to find joy in the priceless blessings of life. Read More »

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An American Family

A Memoir of Hope and Sacrifice
By Khizr Khan
Narrated by Khizr Khan /  11 hours 17 minutes

This inspiring memoir by the Muslim American Gold Star father and captivating DNC speaker is the story of one family’s pursuit of the American dream.

NAMED ONE OF THE FIVE BEST MEMOIRS OF THE YEAR BY THE WASHINGTON POST

“Moving . . . a story about family and faith, told with a poet’s sensibility . . . Khizr Khan’s book can teach all of us what... Read More »

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Yes, Chef

A Memoir
By Marcus Samuelsson
Narrated by Marcus Samuelsson /  11 hours 46 minutes

JAMES BEARD AWARD NOMINEE • NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY VOGUENEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“One of the great culinary stories of our time.”—Dwight Garner, The New York Times

It begins with a simple ritual: Every Saturday afternoon, a boy who loves to cook walks to his grandmother’s house and helps her prepare a roast chicken for... Read More »

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Sous Chef

24 Hours on the Line
By Michael Gibney
Narrated by Fred Berman /  5 hours 42 minutes

NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST NONFICTION BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY TIME

The back must slave to feed the belly. . . .
In this urgent and unique book, chef Michael Gibney uses twenty-four hours to animate the intricate camaraderie and culinary choreography in an upscale New York restaurant kitchen. Here readers will find all the details, in rapid-fire... Read More »

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The Omnivore's Dilemma

A Natural History of Four Meals
By Michael Pollan
5 hours 39 minutes

One of the New York Times Book Review's Ten Best Books of the Year

Winner of the James Beard Award

Author of #1 New York Times Bestsellers In Defense of Food and Food Rules


What should we have for dinner? Ten years ago, Michael Pollan confronted us with this seemingly simple question and, with The Omnivore’s Dilemma, his brilliant and eye-opening... Read More »

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Blood, Bones & Butter

The Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef
By Gabrielle Hamilton
Narrated by Gabrielle Hamilton /  10 hours 3 minutes

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The Miami Herald • Newsday • The Huffington Post • Financial Times • GQ • Slate • Men’s Journal • Washington Examiner • Publishers Weekly • Kirkus Reviews • National Post • The Toronto Star • BookPage • Bookreporter


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Kitchens of the Great Midwest

A Novel
By J. Ryan Stradal
Narrated by Amy Ryan & Michael Stuhlbarg /  10 hours 6 minutes

“A sweet and savory treat.” —People

“An impressive feat of narrative jujitsu . . . that keeps readers turning the pages too fast to realize just how ingenious they are.”—The New York Times Book Review, Editor’s Pick

Kitchens of the Great Midwest is a novel about a young woman with a once-in-a-generation palate who becomes the iconic chef behind... Read More »

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Cooked

A Natural History of Transformation
By Michael Pollan
Narrated by Michael Pollan /  13 hours 25 minutes

**Now a docu-series airing on Netflix on February 19, 2016, starring Pollan as he explores how cooking transforms food and shapes our world. Oscar-winning filmmaker Alex Gibney exectuve produces the four-part series based on Pollan's book, and each episode will focus on a different natural element: fire, water, air, and earth. **

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Nourishing Broth

An Old-Fashioned Remedy for the Modern World
By Sally Fallon Morell & Kaayla T. Daniel
Narrated by Kaayla T. Daniel /  6 hours 52 minutes

The follow-up book to the hugely best-selling Nourishing Traditions, which has sold over 500,000 copies, this time focusing on the immense health benefits of bone broth by the founder of the popular Weston A Price Foundation.

NOURISHING BROTH: An Old-Fashioned Remedy for the Modern World

Nourishing Traditions examines where the modern food... Read More »

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Medium Raw

A Bloody Valentine to the World of Food and the People Who Cook
By Anthony Bourdain
Narrated by Anthony Bourdain /  8 hours 59 minutes

Medium Raw marks the return of the inimitable Anthony Bourdain, author of the blockbuster bestseller Kitchen Confidential and three-time Emmy Award-nominated host of No Reservations on TV’s Travel Channel. Bourdain calls his book, “A Bloody Valentine to the World of Food and the People Who Cook,” and he is at his entertaining best as he takes... Read More »

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The Making of a Chef

Mastering Heat at the Culinary Institute
By Michael Ruhlman
Narrated by Jeff Riggenbach /  12 hours 20 minutes

In the winter of 1996, writer Michael Ruhlman donned a chef's jacket and entered the Culinary Institute of America, known as the Harvard of cooking schools, to learn the art of cooking. His vivid and eye-opening record of that experience, The Making of a Chef, takes us into the heart of this food-knowledge mecca. Here we meet a coterie of... Read More »

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Burnt Toast Makes You Sing Good

A Memoir of Food and Love from an American Midwest Family
By Kathleen Flinn
Narrated by Cassandra Campbell /  8 hours 26 minutes

A delicious memoir from the author of The Sharper Your Knife, the Less You CryIn this family history interwoven with recipes, Kathleen Flinn returns readers to the mix of food and memoir beloved by readers of her bestselling The Sharper Your Knife, the Less You Cry. Burnt Toast Makes You Sing Good explores the very beginnings of her love affair... Read More »

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Sisters First

Stories from Our Wild and Wonderful Life
By Jenna Bush Hager, Barbara Pierce Bush & Laura Bush
6 hours 36 minutes

Former first daughters Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Pierce Bush share intimate stories and reflections from the Texas countryside to the storied halls of the White House and beyond.

Born into a political dynasty, Jenna and Barbara Bush grew up in the public eye. As small children, they watched their grandfather become president; just twelve... Read More »

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Bringing Up Bebe

One American Mother Discovers the Wisdom of French Parenting
By Pamela Druckerman
Narrated by Abby Craden /  9 hours 7 minutes

The secret behind France's astonishingly well-behaved children.

When American journalist Pamela Druckerman has a baby in Paris, she doesn't aspire to become a "French parent." French parenting isn't a known thing, like French fashion or French cheese. Even French parents themselves insist they aren't doing anything special.

Yet, the French... Read More »

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