Tucson Festival of Books

Three Ways to Look at Food


As our authors will prove here this morning, there are lots of ways to look at food ... and food writing. In this session, we'll choose from a menu that includes books by a historian, a biographer, and a writer of mysteries. Mmmmm, good!


Panelists
Mia Manansala

Mia P. Manansala (MAH-nahn-sah-lah) is a writer and book coach from Chicago who loves books, baking, and bad-ass women. She uses humor (and murder) to explore aspects of the Filipino diaspora, queerness and her millennial love for pop culture....

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Alex Prud'homme

Alex Prud'homme is a freelance writer whose work has appeared in The New York Times, The New Yorker and other publications. He has co-authored and authored many works, including Julia Child's memoir, "My Life in France," "The French Chef in America," "France is a Feast," "Born Hungry," "The Ripple Effect," "Hydrofracking," "The Cell Game" and "Forewarned....

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Lizzie Stark

Lizzie Stark is a participation designer and the author of three nonfiction books, "Egg: A Dozen Ovatures," "Pandora’s DNA," and "Leaving Mundania." Her writing has been featured in The Washington Post, the Daily Beast, i09 and the Philadelphia Inquirer, among other publications....

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Books:
Blackmail and Bibingka
Mia Manansala
Mystery / Thrillers
Penguin
January 2022
ISBN 9780593201718
288 pages

Dinner with the President
Food, Politics, and a History of Breaking Bread at the White House
Alex Prud'homme
Memoir / Essays / Creative Nonfiction
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
February 2023
ISBN 9781524732219
512 pages

Egg
A Dozen Ovatures
Lizzie Stark
Memoir / Essays / Creative Nonfiction
W. W. Norton, Incorporated
March 2023
ISBN 9780393531503
288 pages