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City Beasts: Fourteen Stories of Uninvited Wildlife

by Mark Kurlansky

All-new stories about the urban worlds where animals and humans fight, love, and find common ground, from the nationally bestselling author of Cod and Salt.

 

In these stories, Mark Kurlansky journeys to his...


Frozen in Time: Clarence Birdseye's Outrageous Idea About Frozen Food

by Mark Kurlansky

Nonfiction for kids interested in science, biography, and early entrepreneurs, this work explores the life story of Clarence Birdseye, the man who revolutionized the frozen food industry and changed the way...


Ready For a Brand New Beat: How "Dancing in the Street" Became the Anthem for a Changing America

by Mark Kurlansky

Can a song change a nation? In 1964, Marvin Gaye, record producer William “Mickey” Stevenson, and Motown songwriter Ivy Jo Hunter wrote “Dancing in the Street.” The song was recorded at Motown’s Hitsville...


Choice Cuts: A Savory Selection of Food Writing from Around the World and Throughout History

by Mark Kurlansky

“Every once in awhile a writer of particular skills takes a fresh, seemingly improbable idea and turns out a book of pure delight.” That’s how David McCullough described Mark Kurlansky’s Cod: A Biography...


Birdseye: The Adventures of a Curious Man

by Mark Kurlansky

Break out the TV dinners! From the author who gave us Cod, Salt, and other informative bestsellers, the first biography of Clarence Birdseye, the eccentric genius inventor whose fast-freezing process revolutionized...


Battle Fatigue

by Mark Kurlansky

Growing up in the years following World War II, Joel Bloom always played war or baseball with his friends. They dreamed of fighting in the military or leading the Dodgers to the World Series. But by the time...


What?: Are These the 20 Most Important Questions in Human History--Or Is This a Game of 20 Questions?

by Mark Kurlansky

From the award-winning, bestselling author of Cod and Salt, a playful, provocative, brilliantly illuminating little book that takes a very big look at life's big question.


Hank Greenberg: The Hero Who Didn't Want to Be One

by Mark Kurlansky

One of the reasons baseball fans so love the sport is that it involves certain physical acts of beauty. And one of the most beautiful sights in the history of baseball was Hank Greenberg's swing. His calmly...


Edible Stories: A Novel in Sixteen Parts

by Mark Kurlansky

All-new stories about the food we share, love, and fight over from the national bestselling author of Cod and Salt.

In these linked stories, Mark Kurlansky reveals the bond that can hold people together,...


The Basque History of the World

by Mark Kurlansky

From the author of Cod-the illuminating story of an ancient and enigmatic people.


The Eastern Stars: How Baseball Changed the Dominican Town of San Pedro de Macoris

by Mark Kurlansky

The intriguing, inspiring history of one small, impoverished area in the Dominican Republic that has produced a staggering number of Major League Baseball talent, from an award-winning, bestselling author....


The Food of a Younger Land: The Southwest Eats New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, Southern California

by Mark Kurlansky

A remarkable portrait of American food before World War II, presented by the New York Times-bestselling author of Cod and Salt.

Award-winning New York Times-bestselling author Mark Kurlansky takes us back to...


The Food of a Younger Land: The Middle West Eats Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, South Dakota, North

by Mark Kurlansky

A remarkable portrait of American food before World War II, presented by the New York Times-bestselling author of Cod and Salt.

Award-winning New York Times-bestselling author Mark Kurlansky takes us back to...


The Food of a Younger Land: The South Eats Delaware, Maryland, Washington, D.C., Virginia, West Virginia, The Carolinas,Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mis

by Mark Kurlansky

A remarkable portrait of American food before World War II, presented by the New York Times-bestselling author of Cod and Salt.

Award-winning New York Times-bestselling author Mark Kurlansky takes us back to...


The Food of a Younger Land: The Northeast Eats Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York City, New York State,

by Mark Kurlansky

A remarkable portrait of American food before World War II, presented by the New York Times-bestselling author of Cod and Salt.

Award-winning New York Times-bestselling author Mark Kurlansky takes us back to...


The Food of a Younger Land: The Far West Eats Wyoming, Idaho, Colorado, Utah, Nevada, Northern California, Oregon, Washington

by Mark Kurlansky

A remarkable portrait of American food before World War II, presented by the New York Times-bestselling author of Cod and Salt.

Award-winning New York Times-bestselling author Mark Kurlansky takes us back to...


The Food of a Younger Land: A portrait of American food- before the national highway system, before chainrestaurants, and before frozen food, when the

by Mark Kurlansky

A remarkable portrait of American food before World War II, presented by the New York Times-bestselling author of Cod and Salt.

Award-winning New York Times-bestselling author Mark Kurlansky takes us back to...


Nonviolence: The History of a Dangerous Idea

Dayton Literary Peace Prize for Nonfiction 2007

by Mark Kurlansky & Dalai Lama

In this timely, highly original, and controversial narrative, New York Times bestselling author Mark Kurlansky discusses nonviolence as a distinct entity, a course of action, rather than a mere state of mind....


A Chosen Few: The Resurrection of European Jewry

by Mark Kurlansky

A POWERFUL, DEEPLY MOVING NARRATIVE OF HOPE REBORN

IN THE SHADOW OF DESPAIR

Fifty years after it was bombed to rubble, Berlin is once again a city in which Jews gather for the Passover seder. Paris and Antwerp...


The Last Fish Tale: The Fate of the Atlantic and Survival in Gloucester, America's Oldest Fishing Port and Most Original Town

by Mark Kurlansky

The bestselling author of Cod, Salt, and The Big Oyster has enthralled readers with his incisive blend of culinary, cultural, and social history. Now, in his most colorful, personal, and important book to date,...