101 Classic Cookbooks 92Y Tribeca Wednesday, May 29, 7:30 p.m., $15 Here's one for the foodies--or really anyone who cherishes the cookbook as more than just a batter-stained instructional manual. Like the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for baked goods, 101 Classic Cookbooks (Rizzoli) is the Fales Libra ... More >>
Looking back at Riot Grrrl
NYU may be gobbling up the entire Village, but at least they're paying respect to a late video artist to make up for it. Last night, I was a speaker at a Fales Library tribute to Nelson Sullivan, who documented '80s bohemia with his penetrating lens, captivated by anyone with a ratty wig and a drea ... More >>
Well, this is grand: N.Y.U.'s Fales Library is now home to 50,000 books about food and cooking. The volume of its volumes makes it one of the most extensive culinary collections in the country, The New York Times' City Room reports.
DVD cover We are on the cusp of a riot-grrrl resurgence, or so we hope. Early last year, NYU's Fales Library announced that the institution had acquired Kathleen Hanna's 1989-1996 papers. Then in the fall, news of a Hanna documentary spread, with activist/poet/Sister Spit staple Sini Anderson at th ... More >>
A panel of experts convened at NYU's Fales Library late this afternoon to discuss "How Food and Food Writing Have Changed America." The moderator was restaurant consultant Clark Wolf, and the panel included (shown above from left to right) - Michael Batterberry (founder of Food and Wine magazine), D ... More >>