Start: 3:00 pm
Diesel, A Bookstore in Brentwood welcomes celebrated biographer Noel Riley Fitch to the store to celebrate the new edition of Appetite for Life, her acclaimed biography of Julia Child. This event will take place on Sunday, August 12th at 3pm, and is part of a month-long celebration of the centennial of Julia Child's birth.Julia Child entered the lives of millions of Americans with her bestselling cookbook, Mastering the Art of French Cooking, her popular and long-running cooking show The French Chef, and her beloved memoir My Life in France. In this intimate and revealing biography, based on exclusive interviews and scores of private letters and diaries, Noel Riley Fitch leads us through her incredible life. "I thoroughly enjoyed reading Appetite for Life... The narration reads like a thriller, vivid and engrossing... This well-written, lively tale brings to life a complex, multifaceted personality, endearing, and, at times, heroic." - Jacques PepinNoel Riley Fitch is the author of Sylvia Beach and the Lost Generation and Anais: The Erotic Life of Anais Nin, as well as other books chronicling the French-American artistic experience. She lives with her husband in Los Angeles and on the Left Bank in Paris.