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Food books on Openlibrary.org

ennuisans Jul 13, 2014 03:17 PM

I'd meant to explore what was available on Open Library some time ago and got distracted, so let's try this again. Open Library is a resource for often-free books available online, sometimes as ebooks and sometimes through physical libraries (via WorldCat). Some of the writers available through free ebooks that I've found so far:

Jeffrey Steingarten


Anthony Bourdain


Ruth Reichl


Jacques Pepin




Unfortunately just because the listing has an ebook available doesn't mean it can always be downloaded. Some are protected by some service called Daisy which takes a special login. So it can be hit or miss, but any of those (and others--search bar top right) should give at least one selection that can be borrowed or read online.

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  1. ennuisans RE: ennuisans Jul 13, 2014 03:20 PM

    And the one that reminded me: The Fine Art of Chinese Cooking by Lee Su Jan (my go-to book for the rare occasion that I cook Chinese)


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