Wednesday, May 27, 2009

"Siren's Feast" Wins Indie Book Award

Nancy Mehagian's delicious culinary memoir, Siren's Feast, An Edible Odyssey (, won the 2009 Next Generation Indie Book Award in the Autobiography/Memoir category, and made a finalist for the Best Cover Design Non-Fiction category!

The Next Generation Indie Book Awards (the "Indie Book Awards") is the most rewarding and exciting book awards program for independent publishers and authors worldwide. Established to recognize and honor the most exceptional independently published books in 60 different categories each year, The Indie Book Awards are presented by the Independent Book Publishing Professionals Group ( in cooperation with Marilyn Allen of Allen O'Shea Literary Agency.

To say the least, Mehagian is "over the moon!"

The true story of Siren's Feast follows Mehagian's life growing up as an Armenian-American in the '60s and '70s as she rebelliously travels through Morocco, India and Ibiza, and even spends 16 months in a London prison with her newborn daughter. The constant that threads her journey together is her passion for food and cooking. Siren's Feast contains more than 40 mouth-watering recipes that will definitely bring out your inner chef.
Quincy Jones, longtime friend of Mehagian's, calls Siren's Feast, “A spicy brew of recipes and adventures. I don’t know whether to eat this book, smoke it or make love to it.”

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