Boris Fishman, author of A Replacement Life and Don’t Let My Baby Do Rodeo, discusses Savage Feast, a family history with recipes.
Boris Fishman was born in Minsk, Belarus, and immigrated with his family to New York in 1988, at nine. He is the author of the novel A Replacement Life, a New York Times Notable Book of the Year that also won the VCU Cabell First Novelist Award and the American Library Association’s Sophie Brody Medal, and Don’t Let My Baby Do Rodeo, also a New York Times Notable Book of the Year. His new book is Savage Feast, a nonfiction family history told through recipes. He lives in New York City and teaches creative writing at Princeton University.