Ready for a Brand New Beat chronicles that extraordinary summer of 1964 and showcases the momentous role that a simple song played in history, one that would become an anthem of American pop culture.
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 the food industry and American agriculture.
Bestselling author Mark Kurlansky tells the story - past, present and future - of fishing at sea and the demise of an entire way of life.
A brilliant new book by bestselling writer Mark Kurlansky on the place of pacifism in world history.
From the bestselling author of Salt and Cod comes a fascinating history of New York and the oyster - its influence on four centuries of cultural, economic, and culinary trends - with recipes throughout.
A vivid, funny, exuberantly textured debut novel about a tight-knit, ethnically diverse New York neighbourhood on the brink of change, from the bestselling author of COD, SALT and 1968.
From the bestselling author of COD, SALT, and THE BASQUE HISTORY OF THE WORLD comes his most ambitious work to date - a singular and definitive look at this pivotal year in history.
A hugely entertaining anthology of food writing from ancient Roman times to the present day.
The magnificent story of how a common rock has shaped civilization.
The fiction debut by the author of the bestselling COD and THE BASQUE HISTORY OF THE WORLD - a funny and moving romp through the world's melting pot.
'History, reportage, travel writing, wisdom and recipes - entertaining and enlightening' Sunday Times