A Cookbook Feud Boils Over

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The Amazon reviews, and the threads leading from them, are now the length of a book, and while the contest might seem overblown—more evidence of too much boring talk about food—Kennedy is far more than just a writer of cook books.

The London Review of Books takes a closer look at a recent feud between a 92-year-old anthropologist and a cookbook writer that has spilled into the Amazon reviews section.


P.E. Garcia is an Editor-at-Large for the Rumpus and a contributor to HTMLGiant. They currently live in Philadelphia, where they were recently accidentally elected to be Judge of Elections. Find them on Twitter: @AvantGarcia. More from this author →