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10 books about food

Pick up one of these featured titles on food in May 2021.

There are hundreds of books published on food. To save you time trying to find your next read, we pull together 10 of the most popular titles with updated prices for delivery to your door.

Save Me the Plums: My Gourmet Memoir by Ruth Reichl

Category: Memoirs

This book was published last year by Random House Trade Paperbacks and takes approximately 10.1 hours to read.

This Is Your Brain on Food: An Indispensible Guide to the Surprising Foods that Fight Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, OCD, ADHD, and More by Uma Naidoo

Category: Self-Help

This book was published last year by Little, Brown Spark and takes approximately 12.8 hours to read.

How Not to Die: Discover the Foods Scientifically Proven to Prevent and Reverse Disease by Michael Greger M.D. FACLM

Category: Food Counters

This book was published 6 years ago by Flatiron Books and takes approximately 19.2 hours to read.

Taste: Surprising Stories and Science about Why Food Tastes Good by Barb Stuckey

Category: Cooking Methods

This book was published 8 years ago by Atria Books and takes approximately 12.3 hours to read.

Dirt: Adventures in Lyon as a Chef in Training, Father, and Sleuth Looking for the Secret of French Cooking by Bill Buford

Category: Actors & Entertainers

This book was published last year by Knopf and takes approximately 14.4 hours to read.

Right This Very Minute: A Table-to-Farm Book About Food and Farming by Lisl H Detlefsen

Category: Farm Life

This book was published 2 years ago by Feeding Minds Press and takes approximately 1.1 hours to read.

Nutrition Facts: The Truth About Food by Karen Frazier

Category: Other Diets

This book was published 6 years ago by Rockridge Press and takes approximately 7.7 hours to read.

On Food and Cooking: The Science and Lore of the Kitchen by Harold McGee

Category: Reference

This book was published 17 years ago by Scribner Books and takes approximately 29.9 hours to read.

Get Your Dragon To Eat Healthy Food: A Story About Nutrition and Healthy Food Choices (My Dragon Books) cover

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Get Your Dragon To Eat Healthy Food: A Story About Nutrition and Healthy Food Choices (My Dragon Books) by Steve Herman

Category: Emotions & Feelings

This book was published this year by Dg Books Publishing and takes approximately 1.5 hours to read.

Salt: A World History by Mark Kurlansky

Category: History

This book was published 18 years ago by Penguin Books and takes approximately 16.5 hours to read.

We estimate total reading time by multiplying a book's page count by an average reading speed of 2 minutes per page. Summaries sourced from Google Books.

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