Chowhound has spoken. After a voting period only marginally less exciting than the race for the White House, Thomas Keller has been chosen as this month's choice.
If you want to relive the voting experience, the thread is here:
I don't have any of the books, so feel free to point out any errors! To minimise the number of posts, I've split Ad Hoc at Home into three separate threads, Bouchon Bakery has its own thread, and the three remaining books, which I think people are less likely to cook from, are sharing a thread. I hope this works!
AD HOC AT HOME: Poultry, Meat, Fish:
AD HOC AT HOME: Soups, Salads, Veggies and Sides:
AD HOC AT HOME: Lifesavers, Breads, Crackers and Cheese, Dessert:
BOUCHON BAKERY: All recipes:
THE FRENCH LAUNDRY, BOUCHON and UNDER PRESSURE: