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The Best Cookbooks of 2021: 3 Lists

Who doesn’t want to know what the outstanding cookbooks of 2021 are? Judging by how often we’re asked that question, ...

Remembering Nach Waxman

On Monday, November 15, the food studies department and the creative writing program of The New School for Social Res...

How Specialization Makes Us Different

Our focus on food and drink titles means we can offer you selection and service you won't find at giant retailers. We know the stock we carry, we're happy to answer your questions about it, and we're passionate about putting good books and other publications in the hands of people who are looking for them.

Out-of-Print Books

Publishers don't always keep the great books in print. We offer a free search service to locate books you've been looking for. Many people sign up for our newsletters just to be among the first to know when we make available a new batch of fascinating books from days gone by.

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Worldwide Imports

We import books from many countries. Our shelves hold a diverse selection of titles, from books about renowned restaurants to explorations of regional food cultures.

Look for them in collections such as Chefs and Restaurants, Food Scholarship, and International and Ethnic. Use the hamburger menu in the upper left to explore.

Small and Independent Publishers

We vigorously support small presses and authors who self-publish in specialized areas, passionately addressing subjects overlooked by large houses.

You'll find them in almost every section of the store and website.

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