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Publishing Trend for 2014: A New Demand for Eye-Catching Cookbooks

Cookbooks' resurgence in popularity reflects a broadening of our food culture, spurred by the rise of food TV.

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The bells have been tolling for hardback books for years, but for cookbooks--suffering from the proliferation of online recipe databases--it has been more of a clanging gong. In fact, in June 2012, webzine Slate declared the "impending extinction" of cookbooks.

Not so fast. The smart set has turned out to be publishers who bet that the generation that expects everything for free online

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