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Ina Yalof

Ina Yalof is the author of Food and the City: New York’s Professional Chefs, Restaurateurs, Line Cooks, Street Vendors, and Purveyors Talk About What They Do and Why They Do It, she has been writing books and articles about such diverse subjects as medicine, science, religion, and happiness for more than thirty years. Her books include the widely acclaimed oral history Life and Death: The Story of a HospitalWhat It Means to Be JewishHow I Write (coauthored with Janet Evanovich), and What Happy Women Know. Yalof’s articles have appeared in numerous national publications, including GQHarper’s Bazaar, and New York magazine. She lives and eats in New York City.

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