"I Never Met a Pizza Cookbook I Didn't Buy!"
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Alphabetized Listing by Author

5stars.gif (5 stars) - the best of the best
4halfstars.gif (4 1/2 stars) - the best
4stars.gif (4 stars) - excellent
3halfstars.gif (3 1/2 stars) - very good
3stars.gif (3 stars) - good
(My collection of over 100 pizza cookbooks was taking up too much shelf-space so donated the cookbooks I rated less than 3-stars.)
2halfstars.gif (2 1/2 stars) - average
2stars.gif (2 stars) - just average
1halfstars.gif (1 1/2 stars) - on the list
1star.gif (1 star) - barely made the list

  1. Anderson, Burton. Treasures of the Italian Table. New York: William Morrow & Company, 1994. (Hardcover) (Synopsis/Order)4stars.gif
  2. Arlett, Robert. The Pizza Gourmet. New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers, 1988. (Paperback) (Synopsis/Order)3stars.gif
  3. Baugniet, Rebecca. 500 Pizzas & Flatbreads. Portland: Sellers Publishing, 2008. (Hardcover) (Synopsis/Order)4stars.gif
  4. Binns, Brigit. Pizza and Other Savory Pies. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2008. (Paperback) (Order)3stars.gif
  5. Brody, Lora. Pizza, Focaccia, Filled And Flat Breads From Your Bread Machine. New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., 1995. (Hardcover) (Synopsis/Order)3halfstars.gif
  6. Bruno, Jr., Pasquale. The Great Chicago-Style Pizza Cookbook. Chicago: Contemporary Books, 1983. (Paperback) (Synopsis/Order)3halfstars.gif
  7. Bruno, Jr., Pasquale. The Ultimate Pizza. Chicago: Contemporary Books, 1995. (Paperback) (Synopsis/Order)3halfstars.gif
  8. Buonassisi, Rosario. Pizza: From Its Italian Origins to the Modern Table. Buffalo: Firefly Books, 2000. (Paperback) (Synopsis/Order)4halfstars.gif
  9. Buonassisi, Vincenzo. Pizza. Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1984. (Hardcover) (Synopsis/Order)4halfstars.gif
  10. Callen, Anna Teresa. The Wonderful World Of Pizzas, Quiches, And Savory Pies. New York: Wings Books, 1996. (Hardcover) (Synopsis/Order)4stars.gif
  11. Clark, Maxine. Pizza: Calzone & Focaccia. New York: Ryland Peters & Small, 2007. (Hardcover) (Synopsis/Order)4halfstars.gif
  12. Deangelis, Domenick A. The Art Of Pizza Making. Plains PA: Creative Pizza Co., 1991. (Paperback) (Synopsis/Order)3stars.gif
  13. de' Medici, Lorenza and Williams, Chuck (Editor). Pizza (Williams-Sonoma). San Francisco: Weldon Owen, 1993. (Hardcover) (Synopsis/Order)4stars.gif
  14. English, Todd and Sampson, Sally. The Figs Table. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1998. (Hardcover) (Synopsis/Order)4stars.gif
  15. Esposito, Mary Ann. What You Knead. New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., 1997. (Hardcover) (Synopsis/Order)4stars.gif
  16. Field, Carol. Focaccia. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1994. (Paperback) (Synopsis/Order)4stars.gif
  17. Field, Carol. The Italian Baker. New York: Harper Collins, 1985. (Hardcover) (Synopsis/Order)4halfstars.gif
  18. Field, Carol. Italy in Small Bites. New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., 1993. (Hardcover) (Synopsis/Order)4stars.gif
  19. Flax, Larry and Rosenfield, Rick. The California Pizza Kitchen Cookbook. New York: Macmillan, 1996. (Hardcover) (Synopsis/Order)4stars.gif
  20. Franco, Silvana. Pizza. New York: Ryland Peters & Small, 2001. (Hardcover) (Synopsis/Order)3halfstars.gif
  21. Ginsburg, Arthur. Mr. Food Pizza 1-2-3. New York: William Morrow and Company Inc., 1996. (Hardcover) (Synopsis/Order)3halfstars.gif
  22. Grande, Albert. The Pizza Book. Hawaii: Grande Publishing, 2005. (e-Book) (Synopsis/Order)4stars.gif
  23. Helstosky, Carol. Pizza: A Global History. London: Reaktion, 2008 (Hardcover) (Synopsis/Order)4stars.gif
  24. Hertzberg M.D., Jeff and Francois, Zoe. Artisan Pizza and Flatbread in Five Minutes a Day. New York: St. Martin's Press, 2011 (Hardcover) (Synopsis/Order)4hstars.gif
  25. Ide, Curtis. Passionate About Pizza. Private, 2008. (Paperback) (Synopsis/Order)5stars.gif
  26. Jaine, Thomas. Building A Wood-Fired Oven For Bread And Pizza. Wiltshire, England: Cromwell Press, 1996. (Paperback) (Synopsis/Order)4stars.gif
  27. Johns, Pamela Sheldon. Italian Food Artisans. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2000. (Hardcover) (Synopsis/Order)4hstars.gif
  28. Johns, Pamela Sheldon. Pizza Napoletana!. Berkeley: Ten Speed Press, 1999. (Hardcover) (Synopsis/Order)5stars.gif
  29. Karmel, Elizabeth and Blumer, Bob. Pizza On The Grill. Newton, Connecticut: Taunton Press, 2008. (Paperback) (Synopsis/Order)4hstars.gif
  30. Keller, Maureen. Vegetarian Pizza Cookbook. Edison NJ: Chartwell Books, 1996. (Hardcover) (Synopsis/Order)3halfstars.gif
  31. Kleiman, Evan. Angeli Caffe Pizza, Pasta, Panini. New York: William Morrow and Company Inc., 1997. (Hardcover) (Synopsis/Order)4halfstars.gif
  32. Kleiman, Evan. Pizzeria: The Best of Casual Pizza Oven Cooking. Menlo Park CA: Sunset Books Inc., 1997. (Hardcover) (Synopsis/Order)4halfstars.gif
  33. Kolpas, Norman. Pizza California Style. Chicago: Contemporary Books, 1989. (Paperback) (Synopsis/Order)3halfstars.gif
  34. Lahey, Jim. My Pizza. New York: Clarkson Potter, 2012. (Hardcover) (Order)4halfstars.gif
  35. MacKenzie, Shea. The Pizza Gourmet. New York: Shea Publishing Group, 1995. (Paperback) (Synopsis/Order)4stars.gif
  36. McNair, James. Pizza. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1987. (Paperback) (Synopsis/Order)4stars.gif
  37. McNair, James. Vegetarian Pizza. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1993. (Paperback) (Synopsis/Order)4stars.gif
  38. McNair, James. New Pizza. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2000. (Paperback) (Synopsis/Order)4stars.gif
  39. McNair, James. The Pizza Deck. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2004. (Paperback) (Synopsis/Order)3halfstars.gif
  40. Morgan, Diane & Gemignani, Tony. Pizza. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2005. (Paperback) (Synopsis/Order)5stars.gif
  41. Oshinsky, Carl. What Your Mother Never Taught You The Pizza Gourmet Will!. Westland MI: The Pizza Gourmet, Inc., 1995. (Hardcover) (Synopsis/Order)4stars.gif
  42. Pappas, Lou Seibert. Pizzette: Little Pizzas For Appetizers, Snacks, Entrees And More. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1996. (Hardcover) (Synopsis/Order)3halfstars.gif
  43. Piazzesi, Elisabetta. Pizza & Neopolitan Cuisine. Florence, Italy: Bonechi, 2002. (Paperback) (Synopsis/Order)4stars.gif
  44. Pollack, Penny and Ruby, Jeff. Everybody Loves Pizza. Cincinnati: Emmis Books, 2005. (Paperback) (Synopsis/Order)5stars.gif
  45. Priebe, Craig and Jacob, Diane. Grilled Pizzas & Piadinas. London: DK, 2008 (Hardcover) (Synopsis/Order)4stars.gif
  46. Puck, Wolfgang. Wolfgang Puck's Pizza, Pasta, and More!. New York: Random House, 2000. (Hardcover) (Synopsis/Order) 4hstars.gif
  47. Reinhart, Peter. American Pie. Berkeley: Ten Speed Press, 2003. (Hardcover) (Synopsis/Order)5stars.gif
  48. Riccio, Ben. Pizza From Naples. Australia: New Holland, 2012 (Hardcover) (Order)4stars.gif
  49. Ricketts, David and McQuillan, Susan. Simply Healthful Pizzas And Calzones. Shelburne VT: Chapters, 1994. (Paperback) (Synopsis/Order)3halfstars.gif
  50. Rohde, Dennis L. Pizza: A Slice of the New West. Flagstaff AZ: Northland Publishing, 1997. (Paperback) (Synopsis/Order)3halfstars.gif
  51. Romer, Elizabeth. Italian Pizza And Hearth Breads. New York: Clarkson N. Potter, 1987. (Hardcover) (Synopsis/Order)4hstars.gif
  52. Schwartz, Arthur. Naples At Table. New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 1998. (Hardcover) (Synopsis/Order)4halfstars.gif
  53. Scicolone, Charles & Michele. Pizza: Any Way You Slice It!. New York: Broadway Books, 1998. (Hardcover) (Synopsis/Order)4halfstars.gif
  54. Slomon, Evelyne. The Pizza Book: Everything There Is To Know About The World's Greatest Pie. New York: Times Books, 1984. (Hardcover) (Synopsis/Order)5stars.gif
  55. Stellino, Nick. Nick Stellino's Passione: Pasta, Pizza, and Panini. New York: Putnam, 2000. (Hardcover) (Synopsis/Order) 4stars.gif
  56. Thorne, John. Pizza: The Art of the Pizzaiolo. Boston: The Jackdaw Press, 1981. (Paperback) (Synopsis)4halfstars.gif
  57. Waters, Alice, Curtan, Patricia and Labro, Martine. Chez Panisse Pasta Pizza & Calzone. New York: Random House, 1984. (Paperback) (Synopsis/Order)3halfstars.gif
  58. Wing, Daniel & Scott, Alan. The Bread Builders. White River Junction VA: Chelsea Green Publishing Company, 1999. (Paperback) (Synopsis/Order)4halfstars.gif