Are you looking to take your book club discussion to another level?
Below you will find a way to request an author visit (in-person or via the Internet), download the reading guide, get ideas for hosting a Roman party and to request a copy of the FEAST OF SORROW companion cookbook!

The Feast of Sorrow Reading Guide

Looking for questions to guide your book club discussion? 

Download the Reading Guide. Note if you haven't read the book, there will be SPOILERS ahead.

A Taste of Feast of Sorrow

Book clubs who order FEAST OF SORROW can receive a complimentary copy of my limited edition cookbook, A TASTE OF FEAST OF SORROW. 

This cookbook contains 21 delicious recipes by Crystal King and by renowned chefs and food historians including:

Ken Albala, Professor of History, Chair of Food Studies, University of the Pacific
Patrick Campbell, Chef, formerly of Cafe ArtScience, Eastern Standard and No. 9 Park, Boston, MA
Renae Connolly, Pastry Chef, Benedetto, Cambridge, MA
Charles Draghi, Chef and owner, Erbaluce, Boston, MA
Barbara Lynch, Chef, restaurateur, and author of OUT OF LINE, A LIFE OF PLAYING WITH FIRE
Michael Pagliarini, Chef and owner of Giulia and Benedetto, Cambridge, MA
Katie Parla, Rome-based food and beverage educator and journalist and author of TASTING ROME
Francine Segan, Food historian and cookbook author, including THE PHILOSOPHER'S KITCHEN
Chris Vacca and Kiki Aranita, owners of the food truck and new restaurant, Poi Dog Philly

See the requests form below to request a copy

Host a Roman -Themed Party

Interested in hosting a Roman themed event for your book club discussion? Check out my handy guide for foods, costumes and customs that you can liven up your event. 


Thank you for considering FEAST OF SORROW for your book club. I'd be delighted to talk to your group via the Internet, phone conference, or if you’re in Boston or surrounding towns—in person! Please fill out the form below to receive the cookbook and schedule an author visit.