JoAnna Novak

JoAnna Novak is a writer of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. Her debut novel, "I Must Have You," was published in 2017.

Felix Trattoria's Sfincione (or, focaccia by any other name) JoAnna Novak
The Menuist: An avocado chocolate pudding from Abbott Kinney that everybody will love JoAnna Novak
When nobody else could, Jonathan Gold helped me understand and then love LA—one restaurant at a time JoAnna Novak
Chasing Anthony Bourdain's "perfect little things": Kitchen work and what I hungered for JoAnna Novak
My so-called online life: Coming of age in the AIM era JoAnna Novak
The "eating disorder movie," beyond sickness and health JoAnna Novak
Body of work: Women writers on disordered eating, writing the body and the book launch diet JoAnna Novak
Challenging the so-called "health" challenge: Our obsession with the "before" and "after" body transformation JoAnna Novak
Eat (like) the rich: Our celebrity cookbook obsessions, ourselves JoAnna Novak
It's National Eating Disorder Awareness Week, and once again, I'm not participating JoAnna Novak
Do not go gentle into 2017: How to pay meaningful tribute to the idols you lost in 2016 JoAnna Novak
Peace on Earth — and at home for the holidays JoAnna Novak
We can't all be the Bluths: Are we too quick to call our families "dysfunctional"? JoAnna Novak
Moon Juice's haute healing: What aspirational lifestyle diet books are really selling JoAnna Novak
The essential Curtis Hanson: 10 films that showcase the late director's versatile strengths JoAnna Novak
You too might know a “Loner”: Why Teddy Wayne's Harvard-set novel should be required reading this year JoAnna Novak
McDonald's comes for sriracha: Assimilation, customization and the fast-food American Dream JoAnna Novak
The purity of driven work: Bill Cunningham, model for a committed creative life JoAnna Novak
My father won't read this, and that's OK with me JoAnna Novak
Appetite for destruction: Glorifying gun violence on screen despite the sobering reality JoAnna Novak
The myth of universal beauty: Actually, we aren't all beautiful—and that's OK JoAnna Novak
Pure Barre’s tortured purity: The punishing feminine ideal behind tucking, burning and embracing the shake JoAnna Novak
Where the boys are: Richard Linklater's "Everybody Wants Some!!" and what women's comedies can learn from the art of the bromance JoAnna Novak