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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 April 6, 2021 from FSG and Picador! Preorder from your nearest independent bookstore via Indiebound.

The Book of Difficult Fruit virtual book tour dates coming soon!

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