Sketch Book Reviews: Bourdain by Laurie Woolever


Bourdain: The Definitive Oral Biography, by Laurie Woolever and released on September 28, 2021, from Ecco, is a curated collection of interviews from almost one hundred individuals important to Anthony Bourdain’s life and career. Throughout the collection, Woolever gives the reader a glimpse into who Bourdain was, not just as a celebrity but also as a person.


Kateri Kramer is a writer, illustrator, and book designer from Colorado. She has an MFA in creative writing from the Mile High MFA at Regis University. Her writing has been published in Axon Creative Explorations, Barren Magazine, and 5x5, among others. In her free time, she enjoys exploring the Rocky Mountains, fly fishing, rock climbing, ceramics, and art. Her art and writing can be found at or on Instagram at @OscarWildeKat. More from this author →