Here are some books about cooking or just about food.
Many of them I own, some I've borrowed from a library, some I've longingly paged through in book stores and a few I just saw online and thought "this looks awesome".
ROW 1 - Flour: Spectacular Recipes from Boston's Flour Bakery + Cafe / Pot Pies: Yumminess in a Dish / Baking Illustrated / Nancy Silverton's Sandwich Book / Simple Italian Sandwiches
ROW 2 - Baked Explorations: Classic American Desserts Reinvented / Momofuku Milk Bar / Tartine Bread / Tart and Sweet: 101 Canning and Pickling Recipes for the Modern Kitchen / The Best Casserole Cookbook Ever
ROW 1 - Homemade: Irresistible Homemade Recipes for Every Occasion / Handheld Pies: Pint-Sized Sweets and Savories / 1080 Recipes / BabyCakes Covers the Classics / All Cakes Considered
ROW 2 - Miette: Recipes from San Francisco's Most Charming Pastry Shop / Recipes from an Italian Summer / Baked: New Frontiers in Baking / The Silver Spoon / Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams at Home
ROW 3 - The Cocktail / D.I.Y. Delicious: Recipes and Ideas for Simple Food from Scratch / Milk & Cookies: 89 Heirloom Recipes from New York's Milk & Cookies Bakery / Poulet / Sugar Baby: Confections, Candies, Cakes & Other Delicious Recipes for Cooking with Sugar
ROW 4 - Plenty: Vibrant Recipes from London's Ottolenghi / Top Pot Hand-Forged Doughnuts: Secrets and Recipes for the Home Baker / I Know How to Cook / For the Love of Soup / The Wild Table: Seasonal Foraged Food and Recipes / Breakfast, Lunch, Tea: The Many Little Meals of Rose Bakery
ROW 5 - What to Cook and How to Cook It / The Cookiepedia / Scoop: 125 Specialty Ice Creams from the Nation's Best Creameries / Julia's Kitchen Wisdom: Essential Techniques and Recipes from a Lifetime of Cooking / America's Great Delis: Recipes and Traditions from Coast to Coast
ROW 1 - The Mighty Asparagus / The Gingerbread Man Loose in the School / The Duchess Bakes a Cake / Wild Boars Cook / Burger Boy
ROW 2 - Little Pea / Arnie, the Doughnut / The Onion's Great Escape / The Silver Spoon for Children / Fanny at Chez Panisse: A Child's Restaurant Adventures with 46 Recipes