Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Why write about food and drink?

"When asked why she had devoted herself to writing about food and drink instead of weightier subjects, such as serious world issues or even love, [M. F. K.] Fisher replied, ‘The easiest answer is to say that, like most other humans, I am hungry.'"

Clifton Fadiman & AndrĂ© Bernard, eds., Bartlett’s Book of Anecdotes (1st rev. ed.) (Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 2000), p. 204.

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