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Name  Paul Levy
Role  Author
TV shows  Food and Drink

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Education  Harvard University, University of Chicago
Books  The Official Foodie Handboo, The Madness of George, The Turtle Who Lost His Shell, Negotiating Environmental Agreeme, River Queen
Similar People  Ann Barr, Lytton Strachey, Simon Bates, Jilly Goolden, Antony Worrall Thompson

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Paul Levy (born 26 February 1941 in Lexington, Kentucky) is a US/British author and journalist. He lives with his wife, Penelope Marcus, and children in Oxfordshire and London, UK.


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With Ann Barr (and synchronically Gael Greene), he coined the word "foodie" (and some say exemplified the concept). He has won many British and American food writing and journalism prizes, including two commendations in the national British Press Awards, in 1985 and 1987.

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Levy attended Lafayette High School, Lexington, KY; University of Chicago; University College London; Harvard (Ph.D. 1979); Nuffield College, Oxford.

Work experience

Levy was Food and Wine editor for The Observer in the 1980s. He was subsequently arts correspondent for the Wall Street Journal, where he reported to Raymond Sokolov, and Wall Street Journal Europe. He blogs on culture at, contributes food-related pieces to Travel + Leisure, and obituaries to the Independent. He is co-literary executor with Michael Holroyd of Lytton Strachey's estate, trustee of the Strachey Trust, Jane Grigson Trust, and co-chair with Claudia Roden of the Oxford Symposium on Food and Cookery.


  • (ed.) Lytton Strachey: The Really Interesting Question, 1972
  • Moore: G.E. Moore and the Cambridge Apostles, 1979
  • (co-ed. with Michael Holroyd) The Shorter Strachey, 1980
  • (co-author with Ann Barr) The Official Foodie Handbook, 1984
  • Out to Lunch, 1986
  • Finger-Lickin' Good: A Kentucky childhood, 1990
  • The Feast of Christmas, 1992. Writer and presenter of 5-part Channel Four network/ABC (Australia)/CBC (Canada) TV series with same title
  • (ed.) The Penguin Book of Food and Drink, 1996
  • (ed.) Eminent Victorians, The Definitive Edition, 2002
  • (ed.) The Letters of Lytton Strachey, 2005
  • References

    Paul Levy (journalist) Wikipedia

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