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Macedonia

by Rachel Jagareski

Katerina Nitsou’s "Macedonia" is a vibrant introduction to a Balkan culture and cuisine that is “modest, simple, and honest.” Though there is a present-day country of North Macedonia, Nitsou’s work identifies Macedonia as a... Read More

Book Review

Moment

by Rachel Jagareski

To inspire social awareness, the photographs of "Moment" share “a view of the world through a different angle.” Robert Abad’s photography collection "Moment" draws on an extensive, thirty-year archive of travel photographs. Its... Read More

Book Review

How to Grill Vegetables

by Rachel Jagareski

Steven Raichlen’s "How to Grill Vegetables" is an instant classic that brims with imaginative treatments of fruits and veggies, whose natural sugars reach “supernatural sweetness” when altered with smoke and fire. Plant ingredients... Read More

Book Review

Work Will Set You Free

by Rachel Jagareski

Hong Kong photographer Ted Lau visited North Korea in October 2019, satisfying a long-held desire to see the controlled outlier nation. His colorful photo-essay about the “biggest social experiment of its kind on the planet” reveals... Read More

Book Review

Our Changing Menu

by Rachel Jagareski

Warming temperatures may benefit a few animals and plants, but human-driven climate shifts threaten most of the species that humans depend on for food. "Our Changing Menu" is a detailed, lively overview of how the world’s most popular... Read More

Book Review

Dead Serious

by Rachel Jagareski

Clever prose and gifted storytelling enliven Eli J. Knapp’s "Dead Serious", a weighty book about how species are being steamrolled toward extinction that nonetheless argues that a better future is possible. Knapp, a self-branded... Read More

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