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Veronica Chambers

VERONICA CHAMBERS is a prolific author, best known for her critically acclaimed memoir Mama’s Girl. She coauthored the award-winning memoir Yes Chef with chef Marcus Samuelsson and has collaborated on four New York Times bestsellers, most recently 32 Yolks, which she cowrote with chef Eric Ripert. She has been a senior editor at the New York Times Magazine, Newsweek, and Glamour. Born in Panama and raised in Brooklyn, she writes often about her Afro-Latina heritage. She speaks, reads, and writes Spanish, but she is truly fluent in Spanglish. She is currently a JSK Knight fellow at Stanford University. 


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32 Yolks
Written by Eric Ripert and Veronica Chambers
Random House | Hardcover | May 2016
$28.00/37.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-9298-4 (0-8129-9298-9)

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Hailed by Anthony Bourdain as “heartbreaking, horrifying, poignant, and inspiring,” 32 Yolks is the brave and affecting coming-of-age story about the making of a French chef, from the culinary icon behind the renowned New York City restaurant Le Bernardin.

In an industry where celebrity chefs are... Read more






Having It All?
Written by Veronica Chambers
Broadway Books | Trade Paperback | January 2004
$14.00/21.00(Canada) | 978-0-7679-1239-6 (0-7679-1239-X)

A behind-the-scenes look into the lives of successful middle- and upper-middle class African American women, the groundbreaking HAVING IT ALL? is sure to spark discussions from cocktail parties to boardrooms.

In a single generation, black women have made extraordinary strides academically, professionally, and financially. They’ve entered the workplace at a far greater... Read more






Make It Messy
Written by Marcus Samuelsson and Veronica Chambers
Delacorte Books for Young Readers | Hardcover | June 2015
$16.99/19.99(Canada) | 978-0-385-74400-3 (0-385-74400-5)

In this inspirational autobiography, world-famous chef Marcus Samuelsson tells his extraordinary story and encourages young people to embrace their mistakes and follow their dreams. Based on his highly praised adult memoir, Yes, Chef, this young adult edition includes an 8-page black-and-white family photo insert.

Marcus Samuelsson’s life and his journey to the...

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Miss Black America
Written by Veronica Chambers
Broadway Books | Trade Paperback | June 2005
$15.00/20.00(Canada) | 978-0-7679-1467-3 (0-7679-1467-8)

A dazzling fiction debut from the author of Mama’s Girl, Miss Black America is the warm and tender story of Angela, a young girl growing up in 1970s Brooklyn. Angela goes to school one ordinary day and returns home to find her glamorous and fiercely independent mother gone. Her magician father... Read more






Yes, Chef
Written by Marcus Samuelsson and Veronica Chambers
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | May 2013
$17.00/23.00(Canada) | 978-0-385-34261-2 (0-385-34261-6)

JAMES BEARD AWARD NOMINEE • NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY VOGUE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“One of the great culinary stories of our time.”—Dwight Garner, The New York Times
 
It begins with a simple ritual: Every Saturday afternoon, a boy who loves to cook walks to his grandmother’s... Read more





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