“Windy City Sinners is a freewheeling, wry and whimsical novel about the deepest human feelings and questions.” Patrick T. Reardon (patricktreardon.com)
“In Tales of the Sacred Heart, the characters and their loopy humanity took me back to Confederacy of Dunces. A joy to read.” —Jon Anderson, Chicago Tribune
Anna & Otto is a 188-page novel for children — written as homage to two favorite books: ALICE IN WONDERLAND and THE WIZARD OF OZ.
My work has been featured or referenced in these books.
Salt Sugar Fat by Pulitzer Prize winning author Michael Moss — a work of investigative journalism about the food industry released by Random House — cites The Greatest Thing Since Sliced Cheese by Anne Bucher and Melanie Villines as source material. In an email, Moss says our book was “hugely helpful” in writing the #1 New York Times bestseller Salt Sugar Fat, which was named one of the best of 2014 by The Atlantic, The Huffington Post, Men’s Journal, MSN (U.K.), Kirkus Reviews, and Publishers Weekly, and received the James Beard Foundation Award for Writing and Literature.
Storytelling in Business by Janis Forman (Stanford Business Books) features excerpts from an interview where I discuss my experience writing The Greatest Thing Since Sliced Cheese for Kraft Foods.