Book Lovers: TREYF My Life as an Unorthodox Outlaw

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) – Elissa Altman, now a CT resident, shares the scoop of her newest book “TREYF: My Life as an Unorthodox Outlaw.”

Check out the free reading of the book night from 7:00pm-8:00pm at R.J Julia Booksellers located at 768 Boston Post Road in Madison.

Altman’s books typically focus on food, and themes regarding food. Watch the video above to see how this book reflects those themes.

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About the Author

Elissa Altman is the critically-acclaimed, award-winning author of Poor Man’s Feast: A Love Story of Comfort, Desire, and the Art of Simple Cooking, the James Beard Award-winning blog of the same name, the Washington Post column Feeding My Mother, and a contributor to publications ranging from Tin House and Dame Magazine to O: The Oprah Magazine, Saveur, and the New York Times. She has spoken live at TEDx on the moral imperative to care for senior citizens. A 2016 resident fellow at Vermont Studio Center, Altman writes full time from her home in Newtown, Connecticut where she lives with her spouse of sixteen years, book designer Susan Turner.

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