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Aug 28, 2020

One Last Lunch: A Final Meal with Those Who Meant So Much to Us is the title of a brilliantly conceived anthology by writer and memoirist Erica Heller.  She is joined in this delicious interview by author Allegra Huston who reads a portion of her poignant piece of her reimagined “last” lunch with her beautiful, ballerina mother.  

The authors describe what happens when 50 deceased celebrities of every walk of fame and infamy were invited to lunch by their grown children, siblings or close friends, where they lunched, what they ate, what wines they chose, what they spoke about the afterlife, or didn’t.   We meet and eat with David Bowie to Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, with Julia Child to Jimi Hendrix and dare you to have a conversation with Steve Jobs and the Catch 22 that happened when book compiler Erica Heller lunched twice with her famous father Joseph Heller.  

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