Writers and Food, from A-Z

Writers and Food, from A-Z

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Aug 30, 2012
Remember the favorite snacks of these 12 writers? Literature and food have long been entwined and a source of fascination for us today. Awl writer Jane Hu adds to the history by exploring an A-Z guide to the snacks, foods, and food-themed living that accompanied various writers throughout their lives. Charles Dickens was obsessed with baked apples. Molière went on a milk-only diet for two months. Jane Austen preferred plum cake for breakfast, while Victor Hugo started each day with two raw egg yolks. Go to the article to see the full list, and learn something new!
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