What’s new? Difficult Men has continued to truck along, with a UK edition and others forthcoming in Spain, Brazil, France and elsewhere. The American paperback will be out from Penguin in June, 2014. I can hardly express my gratitude to all those who have been kind to the book, among them Lisa Schwarzbaum in the New York Times and Ken Tucker in BookForum.

Here’s the thoroughly sweet Spanish cover.

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Also, I was very pleased to learn that my GQ essay about Good Food Everywhere was selected as the lead entry in Best Food Writing 2013.

More to come, from Scandinavia, Oxford, MS, Downtown Los Angeles and elsewhere. In the meantime, here’s something to look forward to.