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If you’re looking for some Thanksgiving dinner inspiration, this week’s featured book is for you. In Cook, Taste, Learn: How the Evolution of Science Transformed the Art of Cooking, Guy Crosby offers a lively tour of the history and science behind the art of cooking, with a focus on achieving a healthy daily diet. He traces the evolution of cooking from its earliest origins, recounting the innovations that have unraveled the mysteries of health and taste. Enter our drawing for a chance to win a copy of the book, and  check back throughout the week for a savory holiday gravy recipe!

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“This lovely book, scholarly and well annotated, is a pleasure to hold. It documents what Beach once called ‘my missionary endeavor’ and also what she called, correctly, her ‘interesting life.’” ~Dwight Garner, New York Times November 19th marks the 100th anniversary of Sylvia Beach’s original Shakespeare and Company, a legendary bookstore that drew in friends
Our weekly list of new books is now available! From the Russian Library series Fandango and Other Stories Alexander Grin. Translated by Bryan Karetnyk Fandango and Other Stories presents a selection of essential short fiction by Alexander Grin, Russia’s counterpart to Robert Louis Stevenson, Edgar Allan Poe, and Alexandre Dumas. Grin’s ingenious plots explore conflicts of
“As a foodie myself I was delighted to see all suspicions confirmed in Cook, Taste, Learn—that advances in the culinary arts are commonly empowered by curious scientists who also happen to be hungry.” ~Neil deGrasse Tyson, American Museum of Natural History Guy Crosby offers a lively tour of the history and science behind the art of
“As a foodie myself I was delighted to see all suspicions confirmed in Cook, Taste, Learn—that advances in the culinary arts are commonly empowered by curious scientists who also happen to be hungry.” ~Neil deGrasse Tyson, American Museum of Natural History This week we will be featuring Cook, Taste, Learn: How the Evolution of Science Transformed the
Letter from the editor: It is with great pleasure that I present the Columbia University Press religion catalog for 2019–2020. These titles, which span subjects from philosophy of religion to South and East Asian religions American religions, and political theology, reflect the interdisciplinary and global approach of our list and exemplify the innovative and field-changing