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FoodWISE

by Tanisha Rule

Gigi Berardi’s passion for food is apparent in her guidebook "FoodWISE". Against a deluge of dieting suggestions, fads, and conflicting studies on nutrition, Berardi’s book acknowledges that it can be hard to know which aisle to... Read More

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Fifth Sun

by Jeff Fleischer

Camilla Townsend’s excellent historical text covers the Spanish conquest of the Aztecs with important additional context. Anecdotes from translated works and introductions to crucial Indigenous characters result in a gripping,... Read More

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Cedar and Salt

by Rachel Jagareski

Emily Lycopolus and DL Acken’s "Cedar and Salt" showcases Vancouver Island’s impressive local food scene. The large island, located off the coast of British Columbia, has a mild climate that enables year-round foraging and farming,... Read More

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Salt & Time

by Eric Patterson

In her new cookbook, Salt & Time, Alissa Timoshkina reconnects with her Siberian birthplace and memories of snow crunching under her feet, offering her own “aesthetic take of Russian food.” Russian food is often seen as filling,... Read More

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Invisible People

by Jaime Herndon

The journalist Alex Tizon had a goal: to bring to visibility those “who existed outside the mainstream’s field of vision.” He felt that everyone had a story, and he wanted to help people tell it. That’s exactly what "Invisible... Read More

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