BROOK, Stephen. British, b. 1947. Genres: Food and Wine, Travel/Exploration. Career: Atlantic Monthly, Boston, MA, staff editor, 1970-73; David R. Godine Inc. (publisher), Boston, editorial director, 1973-75; Routledge & Kegan Paul Ltd. (publisher), London, England, editor, 1976-80; writer, 1982-. Publications: New York Days, New York Nights, 1984; Honkytonk Gelato: Travels in Texas, 1984; The Dordogne, 1985; Maple Leaf Rag: Travels across Canada, 1987; Liquid Gold: Dessert Wines of the World, 1987; The Double Eagle: Vienna, Budapest, Prague, 1988; The Club: The Jews of Modern Britain, 1989; Winner Takes All: A Season in Israel, 1990; The Veneto, 1991; Prague, 1992; L.A. Lore, 1992; Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon, 1992; Claws of the Crab: Georgia and Armenia in Crisis, 1992; Vienna, 1994; Sauternes, 1995; Class, 1997; Pauillac, 1998; The Wines of California, 1999; Pocket Guide to Sweet and Fortified Wines, 2000; Bordeaux: People, Power and Politics, 2001. EDITOR: The Oxford Book of Dreams, 1983; The Penguin Book of Infidelities, 1994; The Penguin Book of Opera, 1995. Contributor of articles and reviews to periodicals. Address: 34 Carlton Mansions, Randolph Ave, London W9 1NP, England.