The Book of Difficult Fruit

Inspired by twenty-six fruits, the essayist, poet, and pie lady Kate Lebo expertly blends natural, culinary, medical, and personal history. 

“[A] dazzling, thorny new essay collection”
—Samin Nosrat, The New York Times

Out now from FSG and Picador. Order from your nearest independent bookstore via Indiebound.

You can read an excerpt of the book here.

Virtual Events

June 8 at 7 pm PST – Northwest Passages Book Club with Sharma Shields. Register here.

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Take A Pie Class

Kate teaches Pie School in private homes and for culinary centers throughout the nation.

Find out more here.