The Many Sides of Tony: Laurie Woolever on Bourdain: The Definitive Oral Biography

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Runtime:90
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This talk was originally broadcast live on October 14, catch up on the recording!

Presented alongside the premiere of Roadrunner, the acclaimed new bio-doc on Anthony Bourdain, this author talk with his longtime co-author Laurie Woolever, will explore the enduring legacy of this cultural tastemaker and her new book on his life, Bourdain: The Definitive Oral Biography. An unprecedented view into Bourdain's world, the book is a rollicking account of his early years in New York, the genesis of his game-changing memoir Kitchen Confidential, and his emergence as a writing and television personality, fueled by hundreds of interviews with the people who knew him best, as well as close family members and collaborators. Join one of Bourdain’s most intimate confidantes for a behind scenes look at the many sides of Tony—a brilliant, vulnerable and complicated man whose passion for travelling, eating and telling people’s stories touched the lives of fans all across the planet.

In conversation with restaurateur and bestselling author Jen Agg, the woman behind a handful of notable Toronto restaurants including The Black Hoof, Bar Vendetta, Rhum Corner, and Grey Gardens. Her book, I Hear She's a Real Bitch, was a national bestseller and shortlisted as a Best Book of the year by The Globe & Mail and the National Post

Laurie Woolever's book is available to purchase online at Indigo Books. Get your copy here.

Presented in partnership with HarperCollins Canada.


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