Cooked Up: Food Fiction From Around The World by Elaine ChiewCooked Up: Food Fiction From Around The World by Elaine Chiew

Cooked Up: Food Fiction From Around The World

Contribution byElaine Chiew, Chitra Banarjee Divakaruni, Ben Okri

Paperback | April 7, 2015

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Food is our common ground, bringing together families, communities and cultures. How we cook and eat can tell us a lot about ourselves. Food can evoke memories good and bad; can be symbolic of where we come from or where we want to be.

Celebrating this universal experience, Cooked Up, compiled by Elaine Chiew, draws together authors from all over the world, each bringing to the table a unique literary interpretation of the food theme.

A young man attempts to avoid military service by over—eating…a woman re—enacts her husband's infidelities with fish bones…students at a cookery school war over woks…a food bank visitor gets more than she bargained for ….meals are prepared and shared from Cambodia to an Indian kitchen in the US, from Russia to war—torn Croatia.

These are mere glimpses into the rich variety of short stories (including flash fiction) contained in this book — a veritable treat for the senses and an uplifting cross—cultural reading experience.

Contributors: Elaine Chiew Chitra Banarjee Divakaruni Rachel J. Fenton Diana Ferraro Vanessa Gebbie Pippa Goldschmidt Sue Guiney Patrick J. Holland Roy Kesey Charles Lambert Krystyn Lee Stefani Nellen Mukoma Wa Ngugi Ben Okri Susannah Rickards Nikesh Shukla
Title:Cooked Up: Food Fiction From Around The WorldFormat:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 7.64 × 5.33 × 0.63 inPublished:April 7, 2015Publisher:New InternationalistLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1780262140

ISBN - 13:9781780262147

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