Review: Extreme Weight Loss

Sarah Trainer, Alexandra Brewis, and Amber Wutich. Extreme Weight Loss: Life Before and After Bariatric Surgery.  New York University Press. … More

Review: Making Better Coffee

Edward F. Fischer. Making Better Coffee: How Maya Farmers and Third Wave Tastemakers Create Value. University of California Press. Berkeley: … More

Review: Nourishing the Nation

Venetia Johannes. Nourishing the Nation: Food as National Identity in Catalonia. Berghahn Books. New York: 2022. ISBN: 978-1-80073-203-2. Mary Black … More

Review: Anxious Eaters

Janet Chrzan and Kima Cargill Anxious Eaters: Why We Fall for Fad Diets. Columbia University Press. New York: 2022. ISBN … More

Review: Palm Oil

Max Haiven Palm Oil: The Grease of Empire. Pluto Press, London, 2022. ISBN 9780745345826. Leonidas Vournelis (Baruch College) Max Haiven’s … More

Review: Gastronativism

Fabio Parasecoli. Gastronativism: Food, Identity, Politics. Columbia University Press. New York: 2022. ISBN:9780231202077 Mary Black (Southern Illinois University Carbondale) Politics … More

Review: Koshersoul

Michael W. Twitty. Koshersoul: The Faith and Journey of an African American Jew. Amistad—An Imprint of Harper Collins.  New York: … More