The Bookseller – Rights – HoZ simmers Kate Young’s latest recipes


Zeus head bit Library celebrations: 50 recipes to share with friends by Kate Young, her fourth cookbook in the Little Library series.

Editorial director Madeleine O’Shea has acquired all worldwide language rights to Zoe Ross from United Agents. It will be published in softcover on October 13, 2022.

In the cookbook, Young draws on her experience catering for weddings and events, and her love of cooking for friends, to come up with 50 sensational new recipes to entertain. “From dinner parties and canapes for a crowd, barbecues, tea parties, house parties and all the important tonics for the next morning, Kate has delicious and joyful recipes – as always, inspired by her favorite literature – to ensure your date tastes delicious,” the synopsis read.

O’Shea said: “Kate Young’s book brilliantly encapsulates the joy of sharing food with those you love, whether at an intimate dinner, a tea party in the park or a rowdy party. The recipes are delicious, the writing is full of warmth and wit, and the photography is enticing. Library celebrations is the perfect book to get you in the mood to really celebrate…finally!”

Young is an award-winning food writer and chef. Her little library cookbooks, which include The Little Library Cookbook, The Year of the Little Libraryand Little Library Christmas offer dishes inspired by famous literary works. She has written for various publications, including the Guardian, Prospect Magazine, Slightly Foxed, Stylist, deliciousand Sainsbury’s magazine. Young also hosts weddings and private events and works behind the counter at her local bookstore.

“I’m so thrilled to be working with the brilliant team at Head of Zeus on my fourth book: A Celebration of the Holidays in Literature and Real Life,” she said. “This is a book I started when parties were illegal, and one that is very close to my heart. I can’t wait to share my recipes, all the best moments of your friends’ presence and the great photos of Yuki Sugiura with all of you.”


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