May 4-6, 2012

The Food Book Fair is the first ever event bringing together food publications from around the world alongside a dynamic set of events celebrating food writing, reading, and activism.

Featured Participants

Harold McGee

Author, On Food and Cooking: The Science and Lore of the Kitchen


Dr. Marion Nestle

Author, Why Calories Count and Food Politics


Carolyn Steel

Author, Hungry City: How Food Shapes Our Lives


Publication & Books

A Cultural History of Food
An Everlasting Meal
Apron Anxiety: My Messy Affairs In and Out of the Kitchen
Curried Cultures: Globalization, Food and South Asia
Diner Journal
Food: The History of Taste
Four Kitchens: My Life Behind the Burner in New York, Hanoi, Tel Aviv and Paris
Greenhorns: 50 Dispatches from the New Farmer’s Movement
Lucky Peach
The Country Cooking of Italy
The Inspired Vegan
The New Brooklyn Cookbook
Swallow Magazine
Try This: Travelling the Globe without Leaving the Table
Urban Farms
Zuppe: Soups from the Kitchen of the American Academy in Rome

Program Highlights

May 4, 2012

  • 8:45am-9:45amKeynote with Dr. Marion Nestle
  • 10:30am-11:30amFood+Art with Jennifer Rubell
  • 5pm-6pmFood+Cities with the Foodprint Project

May 5, 2012

  • 8:45am-9:45amCarolyn Steel, Author of Hungry City
  • 5:30pm-7:30pmFoodieodicals Marketplace
  • 7:30pm-9pmPechaKucha Night

May 6, 2012

  • 10am-11amFood+Experiments with Michael J. Cirino and Yael Raviv
  • 5:45am-6:45amClosing Speech: Harold McGee
  • 7:30pm-10pmThe Sun Also Rises Dinner at Parish Hall