The Book Club of California celebrates what would have been M.F.K. Fisher’s 100th birthday with "A Delicious Obsession: The Work of M.F.K. Fisher." The exhibition runs September 8 – October 27 with over 50 works on display, including first editions of "The Gastronomical Me" and her translation of Brillat-Savarin’s "The Physiology of Taste" with illustrations by Wayne Thiebaud.
In conjunction with the exhibit, culinary historian Joan Reardon will speak on M.F.K.Fischer on September 8, at 6:30 p.m. Her books on Fisher include M.F.K. Fisher, Julia Child, and Alice Waters: Celebrating the Pleasures of the Table (1994), Poet of the Appetites: The Life of M. F.K. Fisher (2004), and M.F.K. Fisher among the Pots and Pans (2008).
Exhibit and lecture are free, held at the Book Club of California, 312 Sutter St., Suite 510, San Francisco; (415) 781-7532; www.bccbooks.org