'Gastroanomalies' a Tribute to Unappetizing Food

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In his new book, Gastroanomalies, author James Lileks highlights what he calls the most "questionable culinary creations" of the good old days.

The book is filled with images of retro dishes and has chapter titles such as, "Fun Things to Make with Ground-Up Cow" and "How to Drive Off Your Husband with Lousy Cooking."

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