Leslie Forbes

Leslie Forbes

Food writer

http://topophobia.arts.ac.uk/writers/leslie-forbes/
Born in Canada, Leslie Forbes (1953-2016) worked in London as a writer, artist and broadcaster for over 20 years. She wrote four award-winning travel books, including the worldwide bestseller A Table in Tuscany (Italy's Barbi-Colombini prize for the best book on the food and culture of Italy), and the presenter of many celebrated BBC radio series, several based in Italy. Her first novel, the international bestseller Bombay Ice, was published in 1998 to huge acclaim, as was her second, Fish, Blood & Bone (nominated for the Orange prize).

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