By Mireille Guiliano
Place: Publisher & Year: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, c2005, 2007
Genres: Non-fiction, health & fitness, healthy living, women’s health, diet, nutrition
Intended audience: “Women throughout the developed world” (p. 7)
Number of pages: 264
Setting: France & USA
Time period: Written for the present, but includes narratives from various points in Guiliano’s life between the 1950’s and 2005.
Description: Written by a French woman who has lived and worked in the US for most of her life, this book examines the differences in culture between the two countries in relation to food, life, and pleasure. Recipes are interspersed with personal narrative, observations, and much common sense. This is not a diet book; it is a book about attaining a healthy relationship with food and enjoying oneself while doing it. Continue reading