Recommended by Rich Smith
Rachel Khong has two very good, very different books out right now. One is called All About Eggs, which is a funny and informative cookbook about the only life-giver that's also a top-tier party snack. The book is a collaboration with the editors of Lucky Peach, so there is a ton of other great non-Khong writing and illustration inside. Her other book is a novel called Goodbye, Vitamin, which is about a down-and-out thirtysomething who gets dumped by her fiancé and returns to her childhood home, where she must care for her ailing father. He's got Alzheimer's disease, and he doesn't want to admit it, and there are lots of vegetable metaphors and humor and sadness. Khong is definitely a writer to keep your eye on.
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