Lives of Notorious Cooks at Innsmouth Free Press

April 16, 2013

Jesse Bullington reviews Lives of Notorious Cooks at Innsmouth Free Press.


Lives of Notorious Cooks is one of those rare delights that should appeal to most anyone who enjoys good writing.”

Historical Novels Society features Lives of Notorious Cooks in their “editor’s choice” section

February 5, 2013

The review is here.

I quote: “I would recommend this book to everyone. I absolutely loved it, and it will stay on my bedside table for many months to come.”

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Weird Fiction Review – Chomu, Lives of Notorious Cooks

December 18, 2012

The Weird Fiction Review is running a series on Chomu Press this week.

Part of this is a masterly editorial by Quentin S. Crisp.

There are also some extracts from Lives of Notorious Cooks featured.

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Lives of Notorious Cooks released

December 5, 2012

Today is the launch date for Lives of Notorious Cooks. Here is Chomu Press’s post on the matter.

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A few signed, bookplate copies of Lives of Notorious Cooks on e-bay

December 1, 2012

As the title suggests, link here

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Lives of Notorious Cooks: Seattle PI review

November 30, 2012

Gordon Hauptfleisch reviews the book here.

A quote:

“The inventive Connell’s dry and sly and matter-of-macbre-fact intonation throughout Lives of Notorious Cooks (Chômu Press) aptly complements the sparse pointedness and incisiveness of the tales.”


November 29, 2012

Chomu Press is offering a limited edition bookplate of Lives of Notorious Cooks to all individuals of moral backbone. The edition is limited to 100 signed and numbered copies and is essentially the standard edition with a specially designed and expertly signed bookplate inside. The price on these is $12.50 in the USA plus $3.50 shipping ($16). For all USA orders, please contact: bzconnell at hotmail dot com with shipping details and to receive Chomu payment information.

In the UK and other parts of the world these copies will be available by enquiring with the publisher at: info at chomupress dot com, or through the following dealers:

Cold Tonnage:

Fantastic Literature:

Jeff ‘n’ Joys: