Laura Shapiro
Books
Oct. 31 2011 6:59 AMStirring the PotAdam Gopnik’s guide to gastronomy as a life force.
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Aug. 9 2010 10:45 AMShirley Jackson's Wifely WitchcraftTake a house, add a homemaker, and, presto, she conjured up horror.
Food
June 2 2009 7:01 AMDown-Home-Cooking NationDid you know the Federal Writers Project funded foodies?
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Oct. 22 2008 6:30 AMEmily Post's SecretHow a disastrous marriage drove her to etiquette.
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March 31 2008 7:11 AMGreer Tames the ShrewA feminist icon rescues the Shakespeares' marriage.
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Dec. 31 2007 7:37 AMThe Holy Church of FoodPreacher Pollan's no populist, but his politics are right.
Food
Nov. 1 2006 6:15 AMWhat Joy Is MissingThe latest edition of America's kitchen bible falls short.
Books
Dec. 13 2010 7:10 AMGuess What's Coming for Dinner?Community cookbooks reveal the uniqueness of American cuisine.
Recycled
Oct. 5 2009 3:26 PMGourmet's LegacyThe magazine is closing, but we'll always have the Gourmet cookbook.
Books
May 12 2009 6:50 AMHelen Gurley Brown's Sexy MistakeShe was obsessed with the wrong revolution.
Food
April 23 2008 7:13 AMThe Myth of the 30-Minute MealGordon Ramsay says he can make you a more efficient cook. Don't believe him.
Books
Feb. 1 2008 7:29 AMWinter BooksWhat Slate is reading this winter.
Books
Feb. 27 2007 2:16 PMMeat vs. PotatoesThe real history of vegetarianism.
Food
Sept. 29 2004 8:19 AMHow Frugal Is Gourmet?A practical new cookbook from the famously extravagant magazine.

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