Sustenance & Desire: A Food Lover's Anthology of Sensuality & Humor

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Edited by Bascove. David R. Godine Publishers, hardback, 210 x 140 mm. 160pp Illustrated.
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This is a book-lover's book about food: about taste, smell, touch, appetite, and all the pleasures of the table. It features 77 poems and prose pieces by some of the world's finest writers, from Basho to Betty Fussell, Colette to Calvin Trillin - all selected and complemented with illustrations by artist/anthologist Bascove, the creator of the best-selling Where Books Fall Open.

The witty selections are complemented by 15 full-colour paintings by the editor, paintings whose 'gently voluptuous figuration [is] beautiful ... Their most deeply felt quality is a kind of animating tendresse all too rare today' (Gerrit Henry, Art in America).

Beautifully conceived and lovingly produced, here is the perfect book for the most discriminating literary gourmet on your holiday gift list.

'The artwork and writing are vibrant, witty, thoughtful and often a bit saucy'Publishers Weekly

Some of the authors represented in Sustenance and Desire:
· Diane Ackerman · Roy Blount Jr. · Anne Caston · Lucille Clifton · Billy Collins · Robertson Davies · Michael Dorris · M.F.K. Fisher · Betty Fussell · Allen Ginsberg · Donald Hall · Jane Hirsch Weld · Langston Hughes · Jane Kenyon · Barbara Kingsolver · Maxine Kumin · Stanley Kunitz · Jhumpa Lahiri · Primo Levi · Audre Lourde · Elizabeth Macklin · Czeslaw Milosz · Vladimir Nabokov · Pablo Neruda · Joyce Carol Oates · Mary Oliver · Marcel Proust · May Sarton · James Seay · Diane Wakoski · Derek Walcott · Richard Wilbur.


SKU 9781567922776
Barcode # 9781567922776
Brand Godine
Artist / Author BASCOVE

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