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Buford, Bill

Works: 134 works in 438 publications in 11 languages and 6,466 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Cookbooks  Biography  Pictorial works  History  Literature 
Roles: Author, Editor, Narrator, Author of introduction, Moderator, Other
Classifications: TX723.2.T86,
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Publications about Bill Buford
Publications by Bill Buford
Most widely held works by Bill Buford
Among the thugs by Bill Buford( Book )
51 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in 9 languages and held by 1,206 libraries worldwide
Author writes of his travels and experiences with soccer thugs in Great Britain witnessing the violence surrounding them and gaining their acceptance
Daniel : my French cuisine by Daniel Boulud( Book )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 342 libraries worldwide
A chef and restaurateur best known for his eponymous restaurant in Manhattan presents seventy-five signature French recipes along with essays on bread and cheese as well as a humorous take on the preparation of several famous French dishes
Heat : an amateur's adventures as kitchen slave, line cook, pasta maker, and apprentice to a Dante-quoting butcher in Tuscany by Bill Buford( Book )
29 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 11 languages and held by 340 libraries worldwide
Writer Buford's memoir of his headlong plunge into the life of a professional cook. Expanding on his award-winning New Yorker article, Buford gives us a chronicle of his experience as "slave" to Mario Batali in the kitchen of Batali's three-star New York restaurant, Babbo. He describes three frenetic years of trials and errors, disappointments and triumphs, as he worked his way up the Babbo ladder from "kitchen bitch" to line cook, his relationship with the larger-than-life Batali, whose story he learns as their friendship grows through (and sometimes despite) kitchen encounters and after-work all-nighters, and his immersion in the arts of butchery in Northern Italy, of preparing game in London, and making handmade pasta at an Italian hillside trattoria.--From publisher description
The best American travel writing 2010 ( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 231 libraries worldwide
Pancha tantra by Walton Ford( Book )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and German and held by 190 libraries worldwide
"This book features a natural selection: Ford's beautifully savage beasts and birds. Walton Ford's watercolors of animals could be mistaken for 19th century natural science illustrations or British colonial paintings. Except they're not. Something strange and usually sinister is happening in each of Ford's works, whether it's a wild turkey crushing a small parrot with its claw, a collection of monkeys wreaking havoc on a formally set dinner table, or an American buffalo surrounded by a pack of bloodied white wolves ... in the middle of a proper French garden. Painted with the deft technique of a technical artist, Ford's works vibrate with an intensity of uncanny familiarity; they are both reassuring in style and disturbing in content. With titles like Au Revoir Zaire, Necropolis, and Dirty Dick Burton's Aide de Camp, and Space Monkey, his paintings open the doors to a world of real-life fantasy, dreams, and nightmares - all with a stunning candor that almost belies the artist's intentions. Collected together for the first time as a limited-edition book, and now available as a popular edition, Ford's bestiary takes its name from one of the texts he frequently refers back to in his work: The Pancha Tantra, the ancient Indian book of animal fables collected from 3rd-5th Centuries B.C. and considered to be the precursor to Aesop's Fables. This book provides an in-depth exploration of Walton Ford's oeuvre. It also includes a complete professional biography as well as substantial excerpts from the textual sources for the paintings, from Vietnamese folktales and the letters of Benjamin Franklin to the Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini and John James Audubon's Ornithological Biography." [Publisher's statement]
Best of young British novelists ( Book )
12 editions published between 1983 and 1993 in English and held by 125 libraries worldwide
Krauts! ( Book )
3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 96 libraries worldwide
Birthday special ( Book )
12 editions published between 1981 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 80 libraries worldwide
Africa by Granta Publications( Book )
3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 74 libraries worldwide
Biography ( Book )
6 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 70 libraries worldwide
In trouble again : a special issue of travel writing ( Book )
5 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
A collection of travel narratives by various authors
The Womanizer by Richard Ford( Book )
3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
The last place on earth by Bill Buford( Book )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 67 libraries worldwide
Crime ( Book )
5 editions published between 1990 and 1994 in English and held by 66 libraries worldwide
Gazza Agonistes by Ian Hamilton( Book )
4 editions published in 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 62 libraries worldwide
In 1987 Ian Hamilton - acclaimed poet, biographer and Tottenham fan - was smitten from afar by the impish skills of Newcastle United's Paul Gascoigne. When 'Gazza' duly signed for Spurs, Hamilton was sure that he and English football had found their new hero. But Gascoigne was destined to be brought low by tragic flaws, and Hamilton was ideally positioned to tell the tale in this, a peerless piece of football literature
The body : a novel by Hanif Kureishi( Book )
4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 60 libraries worldwide
What if you were middle-aged and were offered the chance to trade in your sagging flesh for a much younger and more pleasing model? This is the situation in which the main character of The Body finds himself. Taking the plunge, he embarks on an odyssey of hedonism, but soon finds himself regretting what he has left behind as the responsibilities he thought he had sloughed off now begin to come home to him. Sinister forces are pursuing him, wanting possession of his 'body', and he finds himself in a no-man's-land
They fuck you up : the family ( Book )
9 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
We're so happy! ( Book )
4 editions published in 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 53 libraries worldwide
Losers ( Book )
6 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
Fifty ( Book )
6 editions published in 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 50 libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Bill Buford American writer
Bill Buford Amerikaans auteur
Bill Buford US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller und Journalist
Buford, William.
Buford, William 1954-
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English (150)
German (15)
Swedish (6)
Spanish (6)
Dutch (4)
Chinese (3)
French (2)
Danish (2)
Japanese (2)
Italian (2)
Korean (1)
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