What We Are Reading Today: The Man Who Ate Too Much by John Birdsall

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Mon, 2020-10-12 01:24

This is a well-researched and written biography of James Beard, considered a leading authority on food. 

Beard was born in Portland, Oregon and grew up in a progressive household. His mother was sophisticated and was well known in social circles. 

The Man Who Ate Too Much is John Birdsall’s first book as a solo author (he has co-written a cookbook) and weighs in at nearly 450 pages. 

Beard is an icon and the author did him justice with this biography, said a review in goodreads.com

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