In this episode, we’ll discuss the life and work of chef, author, documentarian, and tv personality Anthony Bourdain. We’re joined by his longtime assistant and writing partner Laurie Woolever. Woolever’s latest book is Bourdain: The Definitive Oral Biography, which features interviews with nearly 100 people from all facets of Bourdain’s life from childhood to his final years.
Laurie is a writer and editor, and spent nearly a decade assisting Bourdain, with whom she co-authored Appetites: A Cookbook and World Travel: An Irreverent Guide. Laurie is interviewed by Nate King, Content and Communications Coordinator for the American Writers Museum.