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Occupation Novelist & food writer
Location Los Angeles, United States
Introduction Author of "The Map of Lost Memories," 2013 Edgar Award Finalist for Best First Novel by an American Author, and "Communion: A Culinary Journey Through Vietnam," Gourmand World Award for Best Asian Cuisine Book in the United States.
Favorite Music For dinner parties:, Breakfast at Tiffany's, Big Night soundtrack, Ethiopiques #4, Talking Timbuktu
Favorite Books Food Writers:, MFK Fisher, Laurie Colwin, Elizabeth David, Angelo Pellegrini, Gertrude Stein, Monique Truong's "Book of Salt" is a novel containing some of the best food writing I've read