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The Physiology of Taste [excerpts]
Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin
New afterword by Dara Wier
New illustrations by Juliet Phillips
7 x 4.25 inches
Perfect bound, softcover
Edition of 150
September 2019, first published in 1825
Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin (1755–1826) was a lawyer and the mayor of Belley, France, before he fled the Revolution in 1793. After a brief exile in the United States, he returned to Paris and was appointed a judge in the court of appeals. He spent the last twenty five years of his life living in Paris and writing this book.
Dara Wier is the author of 12 collections of poetry, including In the Still of the Night (Wave Books, 2017), You Good Thing (Wave Books, 2013), and Selected Poems (Wave Books, 2009). Her poetry has been supported by fellowships and awards from the Lannan Foundation, the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Massachusetts Cultural Council, and the American Poetry Review.
Juliet Phillips is an artist from Brooklyn, New York.