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. Out now from FSG and Picador.
“[A] dazzling, thorny new essay collection”
—Samin Nosrat, The New York Times
Best Book of the Year: New York magazine, NPR, The Globe and Mail, Electric Literature, The Atlantic
Shortlisted for the 2022 Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association Award
Read My Latest
A Place You Went to Eat in The Inlander
Pit of Despair in Harper’s Magazine
A Secret, Symbolic History of Pomegranates on Literary Hub
This Is Our Birth Announcement in The Inlander
Take A Class
I’ll teach a nonfiction workshop online for Richard Hugo House in spring 2022. More details soon.
I teach pie-making lessons in private homes and for culinary centers throughout the nation. Find out more here.