Dana Goodyear whets Douglas Bauer’s appetite for reading about eating, but not for eating itself.
Douglas Bauer is the author of the novels Dexterity, The Very Air, and The Book of Famous Iowans, and three works of nonfiction, including a collection of connected personal essays, What Happens Next? Matters of Life and Death, published in September. He’s also the editor of the anthology, Death by Pad Thai and Other Unforgettable Meals. He teaches literature at Bennington College.