Books Delicious! by Ruth Reichl Paperback, 396 pages, Random House Inc, List Price: $16 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleDelicious!AuthorRuth Reichl Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers Other editions available for purchase: Hardcover, 380 pages, Random House Inc, $27, published May 6 2014 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleDelicious!AuthorRuth Reichl Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon iBooks Independent Booksellers NPR Summary Billie Breslin unexpectedly enters a world of New York restaurateurs and artisanal purveyors while reading World War II letters exchanged between a plucky 12-year-old and James Beard. Genres: Fiction Awards and Recognition 3 weeks on NPR Paperback Fiction Bestseller List 5 weeks on NPR Hardcover Fiction Bestseller List Also by Ruth Reichl Not Becoming My Mother Gourmet Today The Gourmet Cookbook My Kitchen Year Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about Delicious! Book Reviews 'Delicious!' ... Isn't May 27, 2014 Legendary food writer Ruth Reichl stumbles on her first foray into fiction, with a novel about food, love and redemption that critic Heller McAlpin calls "as predictably sweet as packaged cakes."