Knopf Doubleday imprint, it's 160 pages and will be available in hardcover and ebook formats.
This is a beautifully and whimsically illustrated small volume of quotes from the late culinary mistress who brought a love of *good* food to generations of Americans. They're well curated, reflecting her surprisingly down-to-earth, wise, and pragmatic personality. There's also humor aplenty with warmth and affection shining through. It honestly felt like watching old reruns of her TV show or a particularly good meal.
It's a short book, only 160 pages, with each 2 page spread containing a quote from Julia and a line drawing or wallpaper facing page. The line drawings by Sidonie Coryn (her illustrator/collaborator for many of her iconic cookbooks) are very simple and appealing, with food or kitchen objects arranged artfully.
Four stars. This would make a superlative gift or housewarming/hostess present for food loving friends.
Disclosure: I received an ARC at no cost from the author/publisher for review purposes.
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