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Hungry: The Highly Anticipated Memoir from One of the Greatest Food Writers of All Time

by Grace Dent

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Published 10th June 2021, 304 pages
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WINNER OF THE FORTNUM & MASON DEBUT FOOD BOOK AWARD 2021
LONGLISTED FOR THE 2021 LAKELAND BOOK OF THE YEAR

‘Extraordinary. Vivid, irreverent, heartbreaking.’ NIGEL SLATER

‘So funny and so delicious. I could eat it.’ DAWN O’PORTER

‘Delicious.’ THE OBSERVER

From an early age, Grace Dent was hungry. As a little girl growing up in Currock, Carlisle, she yearned to be something bigger, to go somewhere better.

Hungry traces her story from growing up eating beige food to becoming one of Britain’s best-loved food writers. It’s also everyone’s story - from cheese and pineapple hedgehogs and treats with your nan, to the exquisite joy of a chip butty covered in vinegar and too much salt in the school canteen on a grey day. And the Cadbury’s Fruit & Nut from a hospital vending machine that tells a loved one you really care.

Grace’s snapshot of how we have lived, laughed and eaten over the past 40 years reveals the central role food plays in either bringing us together or driving us apart - from toasting a large glass of warm Merlot to grimly polishing off a wilted salad.

Heartfelt, witty and joyous, Hungry shows us what we’ve always known to be true. Food, friends and family are the indispensable ingredients of a life well lived.

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Hungry: The Highly Anticipated Memoir from One of the Greatest Food Writers of All Time
by Grace Dent

ISBN
9780008333188

Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers

Binding
Paperback

Publication date
June 10, 2021

Dimensions
19.8cm x 12.9cm x 1.9cm

Page count
304 pages