Ruth Reichl
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Ruth Reichl

Ruth Reichl, Gourmet's editor in chief, is the author of the best-selling memoirs Tender at the Bone, Comfort Me with Apples, and Garlic and Sapphires, and the forthcoming Not Becoming My Mother and Other Things She Taught Me Along the Way. She is executive producer of the two-time James Beard Award-winning Gourmet's Diary of a Foodie, which airs on public television across the country, and the editor of the Modern Library Food Series. Before coming to Gourmet, she was the restaurant critic for the New York Times, receiving two James Beard Awards for her work. She lectures frequently on food and culture.

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Best Sellers

    • Delicious!

    • A Novel
    • By: Ruth Reichl
    • Narrated by: Julia Whelan
    • Length: 12 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 788
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 718
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 723

    Billie Breslin has travelled far from her California home to take a job at Delicious, the most iconic food magazine in New York....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Julia Whelan's reading makes this book come alive.

    • By Rachel Ellyn on 09-28-14

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Garlic and Sapphires

    • The Secret Life of a Critic in Disguise
    • By: Ruth Reichl
    • Narrated by: Bernadette Dunne
    • Length: 10 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 758
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 376
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 373

    Garlic and Sapphires is Ruth Reichl's riotous account of the many disguises she employs to dine anonymously....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Read engagingly by Bernadette Dunne

    • By Nicole on 11-16-05

    Regular price: $27.93

    • Tender at the Bone

    • By: Ruth Reichl
    • Narrated by: Ruth Reichl
    • Length: 6 hrs and 3 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 272
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 150
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 148

    Tender at the Bone is the story of a life determined, enhanced, and defined in equal measure by...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful

    • By Michelle on 09-22-03

    Regular price: $21.27

    • Comfort Me with Apples

    • More Adventures at the Table
    • By: Ruth Reichl
    • Narrated by: Ruth Reichl
    • Length: 6 hrs
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 183
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 76
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 77

    In this delightful sequel to her best seller Tender at the Bone, the beloved food writer Ruth Reichl returns with more tales of love, life, humor, and marvelous meals...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Could not have been better

    • By Shannon Eagle on 06-07-16

    Regular price: $19.93

    • My Kitchen Year

    • 136 Recipes That Saved My Life
    • By: Ruth Reichl
    • Narrated by: Ruth Reichl
    • Length: 6 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 70
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63

    As she struggled to process what had seemed unthinkable, Reichl Reichl turned to the one place that had always provided sanctuary: the kitchen....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • RR reads well

    • By kgohl on 10-23-15

    Regular price: $21.00

    • Not Becoming My Mother

    • By: Ruth Reichl
    • Narrated by: Ruth Reichl
    • Length: 1 hr and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 80
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33

    Best-selling author Ruth Reichl examines her mother's life, giving voice to the universal unarticulated truth that we are grateful not to be our mothers....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Quick Listen - Honest and Interesting

    • By Pamela on 05-23-09

    Regular price: $16.80

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