All the Wild Hungers by Karen Babine

When Minnesota native Karen Babine’s mother is diagnosed with cancer, she finds herself drawn to cooking — even as her mother’s appetite is rarely present on account of chemotherapy.  Babine’s journey through food, heritage, and home is illustrated in her lovely new collection, All the Wild Hungers, which chronicles her family’s continued gathering during the time of her mother’s illness.  An obsession with cast iron, sibling shenanigans, and lots of love fill this book to the brim. Each sentence warms the soul like a hearty bowl of soup. Paying tribute to her Minnesotan roots, Babine honors her mother beautifully.

Review by:
Mary Wahlmeier

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ISBN: 9781571313720
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Published: Milkweed Editions - January 8th, 2019

"My sister is pregnant with a Lemon this week, Week 14, and this is amusing. My mother's uterine tumor, the size of a cabbage, is Week 30, and this is terrifying."

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