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Cooking the Books with Fran Wilde (UPDRAFT) and Ken Liu (THE GRACE OF KINGS)

Author Ken Liu joined Fran Wilde on the Cooking the Books podcast to discuss the revealing work food does in Ken’s debut novel The Grace of Kings.

With thanks as always to the wonderful John DeNardo, Paul Weimer, Kristin Centorcelli and everyone at SF Signal for the extra knife lessons. They assure me everything will grow back.

The ingredients for Cooking the Books podcast #010 – “An Empire’s Hunger: Cooking the Books with Ken Liu include”:

  • Three servings of home cooking
  • Old historical romances (to taste)
  • 15% Big Data
  • A handful of algorithms and networks
  • An Emperor’s sad perplexity
  • Ginger vinegar
  • Wealth and power
  • Heaps of potstickers
  • Other kinds of hunger
  • One BEST Cooking the Books pun EVER
  • Street kebabs
  • A Splendid Urn

Listen below, or at the Cooking the Books website (where you’ll find a recipe from V.E. Schwab), or subscribe to the Cooking the Books feedburner.

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