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Consider the Fork


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Bee Wilson is a food writer, historian, and author of three books, including Swindled: The Dark History of Food Fraud, from Poisoned Candy to Counterfeit Coffee. Wilson served as the food columnist for the New Statesman for five years, and currently writes a weekly food column for The Sunday Telegraph's Stella magazine. Wilson lives in Cambridge, England.


"Reading [Consider the Fork] is like having a long dinner table discussion with a fascinating friend... Leisurely but lively...a pure joy to read." --Los Angeles Times "Delightful... [An] ebulliently written and unobtrusively learned survey." --Harper's Magazine "[A] sparkling...fascinating and entertaining book." --The Sunday Times (London) "One part science, one part history, and a generous dash of fun." --Good Housekeeping "Wilson's insouciant scholarship and companionable voice convince you she would be great fun to spend time with in the kitchen... [She is] a congenial kitchen oracle." --New York Times Book Review "Fluid yet engaging, just like a good conversation over a pan of sizzling vegetables." --New Republic "A delightfully informative history of cooking and eating." --ELLE Magazine "Wilson is a good tour guide... [A] dizzying, entertaining ride." --Wall Street Journal "A book to savour... You will never look at a kitchen knife in the same way again." --The Independent (London)

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