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Books to read if you love The Bear

From page-turning tales of professional kitchens, to heartfelt novels about family, here are the best books that remind us of the hit TV series.

Rachel Deeley
Photo: Disney+ UK

It's frenetic, intense, uplifting, funny, and gut-wrenching – sometimes all in the space of a few minutes. Hit TV show The Bear has scooped multiple awards and captured the hearts of countless avid fans, and it's easy to see why.

With Season 3 coming to Disney+ in the UK on 27th June, we've rounded up some of the best books that give us The Bear vibes – from tell-all kitchen memoirs, to tantalising fiction about food, dysfunctional family dynamics, and the streets of Chicago.

(Note: this article contains mild spoilers for Seasons 1 and 2 of The Bear, so you may wish to finish watching all episodes before checking out our recommendations. Can I get a "YES, CHEF"?)

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