Fortnum & Mason Food Book of the Year 2020
Bee Wilson is an acclaimed food writer, historian and author of five other books, including Consider the Fork, First Bite, Swindled and This Is Not A Diet Book. She writes about food and other subjects for a wide range of publications including the Guardian and the London Review of Books. She has been named BBC Radio Four's Food Writer of the Year and Fortnum & Mason Food Writer 2018. She lives in Cambridge.
'Bee Wilson weaves staggering information and fascinating insights into a gripping and inspiring story that is both fairytale and horror story. A brilliant must-read about what touches us all' Claudia Roden
'Bee Wilson's fascinating book is a guide to the future of food and how we eat and will be eating. Meticulously researched and written brilliantly' Ken Hom
'As she wrestles with how and what we eat Bee Wilson is fearless, rigorous, compassionate and totally readable. Thank God we have her' Diana Henry
'Bee Wilson once again proves herself one of the world's most compelling voices in journalism ... This book should be required reading for everyone' Darra Goldstein
'This is urgent reading. Bee Wilson writes with a deep understanding of the problems posed by the way we eat today, but she never loses sight of her own love for the joy and promise and power of eating well. I always walk away from her writing feeling more hopeful than despondent, resolved to do better for myself, my family, and the planet' Chris Ying