By Michael J. Rosen (Broadway Books, $30)
In the holiday spirit, 100 of America’s hottest chefs — including Douglas Rodriguez of Chicama and Pipa in New York, Dean Fearing of The Mansion on Turtle Creek in Dallas, and Chicago’s Charlie Trotter — offer their favorite recipes to benefit Share Our Strength’s efforts to win the fight against hunger.
THE COMPLETE FAR SIDE
By Gary Larson (Andrews McMeel Publishing, $135)
This two-volume, slipcased collector’s set is an anthology of Larson’s entire career, with essays on each year’s work. Introduction by Steve Martin.
Introduction By Carlos Fuentes and edited by Paola Gribaudo (Rizzoli International Publications, $80)
This compilation of native Colombian artist Botero focuses on the women in his artwork. Ironic and rebellious, they often play upon the ideas of a chaste Mary and fallen Eve. Fifty unpublished works and a total of more than 150 paintings, drawings, and sketches are included, as well as new works.
By Phil Berg (MBI Publishing, $35)
For the car nut on your gift list. Twenty-four of the most well-known names in auto collecting allowed the author into their luxury-machine playgrounds, including Jay Leno and Brock Yates, creator of the 1970s Cannonball Run.