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Anthony Bourdain’s Bone in the Throat Being Adapted to Film

Anthony Bourdain attends GQ's The Roast of Alan Richman on May 16, 2012 in New York City.
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Bone in the Throat, a real book by Anthony Bourdain, is getting a big screen adaptation. Originally, as the AV Club gently puts it, “a mob caper about the criminal goings-on in a Little Italy restaurant and the street-smart sous chef caught in between who is named ‘Tommy’ instead of ‘Tony,’ in a moment of humility for Bourdain,” the novel will lose some of its mob-ness, and all of its New York–ness, to a London reset.

Anthony Bourdain’s Crime Novel Becoming a Film