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Fictitious Dishes - An Album of Literature’s Most Memorable Meals by Dinah Fried
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
6:30 PM-8:00 PM
Cost: Free and Open to All; Books available for purchase
Providence Public Library
150 Empire Street
Providence, RI 02903
Meeting Room (3rd Floor)
Wed, 2017-05-03 18:30 - 20:00
Presenting Dinah Fried’s art book of fifty iconic culinary scenes from literary classics…
If you love reading, food and beautiful photos – you need to come to this program!
Fictitious Dishes serves up a delectable assortment of photographic interpretations of culinary moments from contemporary and classic literature. Showcasing famous meals such as the madcap tea party from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, the watery gruel from Oliver Twist, the lavish chicken breakfast from To Kill a Mockingbird, the stomach-turning avocado-and-crabmeat salad from The Bell Jar, and the seductive cupcakes from The Corrections, this unique volume pairs each place setting with the text from the book that inspired its creation. Interesting food facts and entertaining anecdotes about the authors, their work, and their culinary predilections complete this charming book, which is sure to whet the appetites of lovers of great literature and delicious dishes.
Books will be available for sale and signing after the program.