Anne Bartholomew
Omnivoracious Editor
Mix one part casual anthropologist with two parts avid reader, add the occasional culinary inspiration and a penchant for haiku, and what you end up with is Anne Bartholomew. When she's not working her way through the books on her nightstand, Anne tests new recipes and wishes she could write like Billy Collins.

Recent posts by Anne

Nora Ephron on Remembering Nothing (and Everything)

I don't remember much about Book Expo America, now that it's November, but my interview with Nora Ephron at the Knopf offices is one of the few exceptions. She was, quite immediately, hilarious and self-effacing, and for some reason I...

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March Is Modernist Cuisine Month: Nathan Myhrvold announced today that his new cookbook--a six-volume, 2400-page endeavor--will be moving out from a December release to March of next year. (Our take? It's well worth the wait.) Unlike: I guess my beef...

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The Best Books of September

We debate long and hard every month to decide what books to call best, but September (and October!) are always the heavyweights. It's all about the fiction this month, and a wide range of it too, with Scarlett Thomas's Our...

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George Steinbrenner, 1930-2010: This morning the legendary and often controversial owner of the New York Yankees died at his home in Tampa, FL. Since he purchased the franchise in 1973, the Yankees have become one of the most successful teams...

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Super Sensational Satirical Selling Piece

What's so remarkable about Gary Shteyngart? For one thing, how perfectly he pulled off this Borat-esque trailer for his latest novel, Super Sad True Love Story (available July 27). The show here is totally inside-baseball candy for publishing types, but--in...

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A true Citizen Soldier: Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and journalist Rick Atkinson has been awarded the Pritzker Military Library Literature Award, in recognition of "his life and professional dedication to military history." [via GalleyCat] The New Yorker v. Telegraph: who are...

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Less is more: The Wall Street Journal takes us to Lee Child's sleek, small Manhattan apartment(s) and reports that Child "believes books make a room visually chaotic." Note to self: do not ever let Lee Child see cubicle. The neverending...

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Ridiculously Sung Synopsis: Lit Drift launches a new video series, featuring "writers, musicians, actors, and other creative types to summarize their favorite novels. In 60 seconds or less. With no time to prepare." They've launched with The Great Gatsby: "Watch...

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2010 James Beard Winners Announced

What are the two main ingredients of Irish cooking? Heat and water, the old saying goes. But skeptics about Irish fare are in for a treat with Colman Andrews's The Country Cooking of Ireland: awarded Cookbook of the Year at...

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Whale watching: Every day after work, Ohio librarian Matt Kish illustrates a passage from each page of his Signet Classic copy of Moby-Dick. This is extremely cool. So far he has made it to page 220. Read more about his...

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2010 IACP Winners Announced

Congratulations to Rose Levy Beranbaum, winner of the IACP Cookbook of the Year Award for her lavish and luscious baking book, Rose's Heavenly Cakes (also one of our top 10 favorites of last year). Winners in 19 categories were announced...

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