Be My Guest: Reflections On Food, Community And The Meaning Of Generosity

November 15, 2019|
Be My Guest: Reflections On Food, Community And The Meaning Of Generosity by Priya Basil
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''A brave and beautiful exploration into food, race, memory and the very meaning of life. I read it greedily - and so will you'' Meera Sodha, author of Fresh India

The dinner table, among friends, is where the best conversations take place - talk about the world, religion, politics, culture, love and cooking. In the same way, Be My Guest is a conversation about all these things, mediated through the sharing offood. We live in a world where some have too much and others not enough, where migrants and refugees are both welcomed and vilified, and where most of us spend less and less time cooking and eating together. Priya Basil explores the meaning and limits of hospitality today, and in doing so she invites us to consider that how much we have in common may depend on what we are willing to share.

Priya Basil was born in London to a family with Indian roots and grew up in Kenya. She is a novelist and essay-writer whose work has been nominated for the Commonwealth Writers'' Prize, the Dylan Thomas Prize and the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. She is the co-founder of Authors for Peace, a political platform for writers ...
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Title:Be My Guest: Reflections On Food, Community And The Meaning Of Generosity
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:128 pages, 8.03 X 5.43 X 0.67 in
Shipping dimensions:128 pages, 8.03 X 5.43 X 0.67 in
Published:November 15, 2019
Publisher:Canongate Books
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781786898494

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