Peter Gethers

American non-fiction novelist
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Peter Gethers is the author of Ask Bob and The Cat Who Went to Paris, the first book in a bestselling trilogy about his extraordinary cat, Norton. When not writing memoirs and novels, he is a screenwriter, playwright, book publisher, and film and television producer. He is also the co-creator and co-producer of the hit off-Broadway play Old Jews Telling Jokes, and one of the co-creators of Rotisserie League Baseball, which begat the fantasy-sports craze.

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A melancholy yet redeeming story of life and love, loss and redemption.


Kirkus Reviews on Ask Bob

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Peter Gethers’ trio of books about the globe-trotting Norton are witty and warm.

Vicki Myron,author of Dewey
on For the Love of Norton

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A touching, funny story about the mystery of love – human and animal – that rings too true.

Carl Hiaasen
on Ask Bob

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What a heartening love letter! A love letter to moms, a love letter to recipes, to menus, to dishes; a love letter to restaurants and other families; a love letter to the comfort and optimism that making food brings with it.

Yotam Ottolenghi
on My Mother's Kitchen

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In an exuberant and entertaining memoir Gethers pays homage to his mother, an accomplished cook, and to the amazing food they both loved. (...) A loving family portrait and a treat for foodies.

Kirkus
on My Mother's Kitchen

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Proust had his madeleine; Judy Gethers had her matzo brei. Here is a memoir - and a menu - that perfectly pays tribute to a patron saint of American gastronomy.

Dan Barber
on My Mother's Kitchen

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