For My First Popsicle: An Anthology of Meals and Emotions (7 hours), actor Zosia Mamet (“Women,” “The Flight Attendant”) has gathered a who’s-who of inventive people, together with fellow actors like Busy Philipps, musicians like Patti Smith, writers like David Sedaris and cooks like Kwame Onwuachi. Every contributed an essay about meals or a food-related reminiscence, and the gathering of practically 50 essays gives a veritable smorgasbord of cuisines and emotional resonance. Some essays are humorous and candy, whereas others have interaction with extra critical topics, reminiscent of despair or disordered consuming. As a result of the essays are quick (most run effectively underneath 10 minutes), listening to the gathering appears like shopping a gourmand buffet. Many contributors learn their very own works; others are learn by notable audiobook narrators or actors, together with Mamet herself. The audiobook comes with a PDF of recipes related to every essay.
When you’re the sort of one that likes to pop on an audiobook or podcast when you’re cooking, My First Popsicle may be simply the factor for dinner tonight.