Books Dirt Adventures in Lyon as a Chef in Training, Father, and Sleuth Looking for the Origins of French Cooking by Bill Buford Hardcover, 413 pages, Random House Inc, List Price: $28.95 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleDirtSubtitleAdventures in Lyon as a Chef in Training, Father, and Sleuth Looking for the Origins of French CookingAuthorBill Buford Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers NPR Summary A hilariously self-deprecating, highly obsessive account of the author's adventures, in the world of French haute cuisine, for anyone whose ever found joy in cooking and eating food with their family — from the author of the bestselling Heat. Genres: Nonfiction Food & Wine Biography & Memoir Also by Bill Buford Among the Thugs Heat Heat Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Dirt Review Books In 'Dirt,' Bill Buford Is Able To Offer An Authentic Adventure In French Cooking May 8, 2020 As a longtime Paris resident, at first I feared Dirt might be yet another expat tale of moving to France en famille, with all its tedious clichés. I should have known better. Review Book Reviews Get Everything 'Under Control' With These 3 Quarantine Comfort Reads May 7, 2020 Now's the time for cheerful reads, so we've picked three — including Emma Straub's latest and two lively culinary memoirs — that'll help transport you to a happier place for a few hours.