Kurlansky, Mark

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The Unreasonable Virtue of Fly Fishing

The author’s love of fly fishing is obvious, but this latest book is for limited audience.
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Milk! A 10,000-Year Food Fracas

A fascinating and comprehensive book that will keep readers engaged and entertained. The recipes, especially those on the historical side, are a unique and complimentary addition. Will appeal to both foodies and readers of world history. Highly recommended.
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Milk! A 10,000-Year Food Fracas

Cod, salt, paper, 1968, Havana—Kurlansky picks singular subjects...
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Havana: A Subtropical Delirium

This extremely readable book is not preachy, not dogmatic, not shrill. As in life, there is a mixture of both good and evil, and Kurlansky, a frequent Cuba correspondent, covers it well. [See Prepub Alert, 7/11/16.]
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Paper: Paging Through History

While Alexander Monro's The Paper Trail [reviewed below] is the more substantial account, Kurlansky's focus on the role paper has played in our modern world offers a necessary discussion. [See Prepub Alert, 11/2/15]
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Birdseye

This is not one of Kurlansky's strongest books, but author and subject name recognition should generate interest.
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Edible Stories

Kurlansky fans will not be disappointed, and readers who enjoy Joanne Harris (Chocolat) will find much to devour in his latest effort.
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