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A New Bourdain Book Will Be Published This Year

Bourdain abroad. Photo: David S. Holloway/CNN

A book that the late Anthony Bourdain was working on before his death will be published on October 13. Written with his longtime assistant Laurie Woolever, the writer who also co-authored his last cookbook Appetites, it’s called World Travel: An Irreverent Guide. The book is now available for pre-order.

The publisher Ecco describes it as “a guide to some of the world’s most fascinating places,” or a travel guide through the eyes and experiences of Bourdain. In a statement to People, Woolever says it “will allow Tony’s fans and followers to continue to travel in his footsteps.” According to People, which first shared the news, much of the book was written before Bourdain’s death.

This means advice on how to get where you’re going, what to eat, where you should stay, and what you don’t want to do. There will also be essays from friends, family, and others, including one from the legendary Steve Albini on cheap food in Chicago. The cover (which depicts Bourdain outside a Paris café) was illustrated by Tony Millionaire, who also drew illustrations for each chapter.

A New Bourdain Book Will Be Published This Year