A fun, lively, and fully illustrated cookbook of 30 original and practical recipes inspired by NBC's hit sitcom The Good Place, filled with the absurd, pun-driven food humor and accessible philosophy that make the show so popular.
Valya Dudycz Lupescu is the author of The Silence of
Trees and the coauthor of Geek Parenting. Her story
"Honey," about dinnertime hospitality at moments of life-or-death,
appeared in the Publishers Weekly starred anthology A
World of Horror. Her food writing has most recently appeared in
the cheese magazine Culture.
Stephen H. Segal is the coauthor of Geek Wisdom and Geek Parenting and the Hugo Award- winning former editorial director of Weird Tales. He's edited award-winning food writers at Philadelphia Weekly, WQED Pittsburgh, and InPittsburgh Weekly. He currently writes about death-related topics as senior editor at Legacy.com, the world's largest online hub of obituaries.
Dingding Hu is a New York based illustrator, best known for her delightful illustration work featuring adorable food and hilarious characters. She has worked on projects for Google, the Museum of Chinese in America, and MIT Media Lab. Her work has appeared in Time Out, the New York Times, and Lucky Peach. She is the recipient of a silver medal in the digital media category at the Comic and Cartoon Annual by the Society of Illustrators. For more information, visit dingdinghu.com and her Etsy shop, Hu is Hungry.
A 2019 Goodreads Choice Awards Semifinalist
Featured in Good Housekeeping's "28 Funny Gag Gifts to Get Your Friends, Family, and Coworkers Laughing" List
"Unlike any cookbook you've encountered previously...It's educational and thoughtful...And the resulting recipes? Well, they're absolutely delicious...Fans of The Good Place will absolutely love this cookbook."--Hypable
"[The recipes] include a fun, easy to understand philosophy lesson that might not keep the cook out of the Bad Place, but would make a fun dinner party."--The Palm Beach Post
"An extended inside joke that show fans will delight in adding to their shelves, Forking Good is a comfort-food laden, lightly philosophical cookbook worth indulging in."--Foreword Reviews