Bourdain: The Definitive Oral Birography Author Laurie Woolever

This conversation was a real treat! For anyone who has ever listened to Bitch Talk, you know how much we loved Anthony Bourdain. So you can imagine our excitement at getting the chance to speak with his co-author, assistant, and "lieutenant" for almost 10 years, Laurie Woolever. Her newest book, "Bourdain: The Definitive Oral Biography", is full of stories compiled by almost 100 of his closest friends, family, and co-workers. She shares with us the details of her first encounter with Tony, his obsession with tanning, some behind the scenes stories from their travels to Japan and Sri Lanka, why she thinks he would have loved living through a global pandemic, and what she misses most about him. We loved this conversation, and we love this book. Enjoy!

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