Holiday Gifts: Books for TV Fans

walking dead rise of the governorThe Walking Dead : Rise of the Governor by Robert Kirkman and Jay Bonansinga

In the Walking Dead universe, there is no greater villain than The Governor. The despot who runs the walled-off town of Woodbury. The world will finally understand what drove Philip Blake to become….The Governor.

american againAmerica Again : Re-becoming the Greatness We Never Weren’t  by Stephen Colbert et al.

Covering subjects ranging from healthcare to the economy to food, Stephen gives America the dose of truth it needs to get back on track.

most talkativeMost Talkative: Stories From the Front Lines of Pop Culture by Andy Cohen

The man behind the “Real Housewives” writes about his lifelong love affair with pop culture that brought him from the suburbs of St. Louis to his own television show.

talking with my mouth fullTalking With My Mouth Full : My Life as a Professional Eater by Gail Simmons

A judge on Top Chef and the host of Top Chef: Just Desserts details her remarkable career, from her days as a cook and food writer, to her meteoric rise to fame as a permanent judge on the number one food show on cable television.

skinny rulesThe Skinny Rules : The Simple, Nonnegotiable Principles For Getting to Thin by Bob Harper with Greg Critser

The superstar trainer and co-host of NBC’s reality show “The Biggest Loser,” distills his knowledge of nutrition, weight-loss strategy, and human nature down to twenty simple, nonnegotiable principles and offers a month’s worth of menu plans and more than 90 rule-abiding recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks to keep you cooking and eating skinny.

yes chefYes, Chef by Marcus Samuelsson

The “Top Chef: Masters” winner and proprietor of Harlem’s Red Rooster traces his Ethiopian birth, upbringing by an adoptive family in Sweden, and rise to a fame as a New York chef, sharing personal insights into his challenges as a black man in a deeply prejudiced industry.

– posted by Sharon, Reference Services

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