For The Week, he named his six favorite biographies and memoirs.
One title on the list:
Eating: A Memoir by Jason Epstein (Knopf, $25).Read about another book on Evans' list.
Lunching with this legendary Random House editor, an author never knows whether Epstein will vent on the virtues of St. Thomas Aquinas or a properly prepared artichoke. His memoir, more a collection of amusing short stories, is stuffed—no, graced—with recipes, and is designed to seduce the most frugal.