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Bill Buford


Born
in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, The United States
January 01, 1954

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Bill Buford is an American author and journalist.
Buford is the author of the books:
Among the Thugs and Heat: An Amateur's Adventures as Kitchen Slave, Line Cook, Pasta-Maker, and Apprentice to a Dante-Quoting Butcher in Tuscany.
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Average rating: 3.89 · 47,554 ratings · 4,224 reviews · 77 distinct worksSimilar authors
Heat: An Amateur's Adventur...

3.90 avg rating — 24,092 ratings — published 2006 — 47 editions
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Among the Thugs

4.11 avg rating — 8,008 ratings — published 1990 — 30 editions
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Dirt: Adventures, with Fami...

3.61 avg rating — 8,130 ratings — published 2020 — 24 editions
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The Best American Travel Wr...

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3.67 avg rating — 280 ratings — published 2010
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Granta 43: Best of Young Br...

3.83 avg rating — 60 ratings — published 1993 — 5 editions
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Granta 26: Travel

3.87 avg rating — 53 ratings — published 1989 — 2 editions
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Granta 8: Dirty Realism

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3.94 avg rating — 50 ratings — published 1983
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Granta 7: Best of Young Bri...

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4.02 avg rating — 47 ratings — published 1983 — 5 editions
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Granta 48: Africa

4.20 avg rating — 40 ratings — published 1994 — 2 editions
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The Best of Granta Travel

3.74 avg rating — 43 ratings — published 1991 — 3 editions
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“In normal life, "simplicity" is synonymous with "easy to do," but when a chef uses the word, it means "takes a lifetime to learn.”
Bill Buford, Heat: An Amateur's Adventures as Kitchen Slave, Line Cook, Pasta-Maker, and Apprentice to a Dante-Quoting Butcher in Tuscany

“You can't do traditional work at a modern pace. Traditional work has traditional rhythms. You need calm. You can be busy, but you must remain calm.”
Bill Buford, Heat: An Amateur's Adventures as Kitchen Slave, Line Cook, Pasta-Maker, and Apprentice to a Dante-Quoting Butcher in Tuscany

“Food made by hand is an act of defiance and runs contrary to everything in our modernity. Find it; eat it; it will go. It has been around for millennia. Now it is evanescent, like a season.”
Bill Buford, Heat: An Amateur's Adventures as Kitchen Slave, Line Cook, Pasta-Maker, and Apprentice to a Dante-Quoting Butcher in Tuscany

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