Lawrence Norfolk: John Saturnall's Feast

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book.jpgThe ostensible subject of John Saturnall's Feast (Grove Press) -- 17th century British cuisine -- rapidly gives way to related discussions of appetite, hunger, nurture, motherhood, loss and death.  We explore Lawrence Norfolk's desire to write an emotionally direct, basic book about feeling, love and need.

Credits

Host:
Michael Silverblatt

Producers:
Connie Alvarez, Alan Howard