reviews and stuff

My first book, Let Me Eat Cake: A Celebration of Flour, Sugar, Butter, Eggs, Vanilla, Baking Powder, and a Pinch of Salt, was published by Simon & Schuster on April 14th, 2009. Since then, I’ve been a busy cake lady. I’ll post links to book-related events and articles here from time to time.

Here’s my current calendar. On Mother’s Day, I’ll be live on KGO Radio’s “A Matter of Taste,” from San Francisco, on Mother’s Day from 11:30 to 12:00, so you can listen if you’re a left coaster. Sometime soon, my interviews with NPR’s “A Chef’s Table” and Silver Chair Books will go live. Check out “The Signal,” on WYPR, this Friday, as I’ll be reading about my grandmother. Then, Saturday, May 15 at 5:00 p.m., I’ll be reading with three fantastic writers—for twelve minutes each!—at Minas in Hampden.

Five of many podcasts are up. You can hear them in the player below.“She Takes the Cake” in the Baltimore Jewish Times

Baltimore‘s READ IT

Stuff Style Loves

The Cake Lady on a post card, by the great Michael Kimball

Cakespy gives me away

Jezebel blurbed

Cold Mud blurbed

Author is unabashedly smitten with cake” in the Deseret News

Mostly NF review

No Titles wants more

I’m a Nonfictionist

Cake on “Daybreak”

B More Sweet likes me!

Mark Scarbrough calls me “The Aquinas of Cake” at Real Food Has Curves

“Woman is consumed by a passion for cakes” in the Baltimore Sun

Shelf Awareness

Diana Page Jordon’s review

Another radio player, just in case:

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7 Comments

  1. celine April 24, 2009 at 10:12 am #

    congratulations! the cover looks fantabulous too.

  2. Kim Hosey April 24, 2009 at 6:53 pm #

    This is all so awesome. My speakers were on the fritz and I just now was able to listen to the podcast interview. Nice!

  3. Kim Hosey April 24, 2009 at 6:54 pm #

    Also, we’ve been on a carrot cake kick here lately. I just baked a second one in less than a week yesterday, even though it’s really too hot for baking. I was being really good, but your interview got me thinking about it and it called to me. Now I’m eating cake and it’s not even noon. I hope you’re happy.

  4. Anton May 1, 2009 at 10:04 am #

    Congratulations! This is so sweet!

  5. Michael Karelis May 8, 2009 at 12:12 pm #

    I’m looking forward to reading your book!

  6. Anonymous May 14, 2009 at 12:58 am #

    Duff Goldman’s Executive Sous Chef is Geof Manthorne. Not “Jeff”.

  7. Leslie F. Miller May 14, 2009 at 1:04 am #

    Yes, thank you. I sent him a letter of apology about three months ago. I regret the mistake. When you write hundreds of pages, it sometimes happens. It’s not an excuse, but I hope the apology and correction on reprint will suffice.