Category: Reviews

Book Review: The Big Thirst: The Secret Life and Turbulent Future of Water

By , August 30, 2017

If you haven’t read the comments from my previous post, Water On the Brain, please do so. I mentioned Charles Fishman’s book, The Big Thirst: The Secret Life and Turbulent Future of Water, (check your local independent bookstore). Mr. Fishman found the blog, and wrote a very nice comment!

He also asked me to consider writing a review of the book. Since, as long time readers know, I occasionally review pertinent media, here’s a bit more about The Big Thirst.

Book cover: The Big Thirst

(Image: Amazon.com.)

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Review: Bread, Wine, Chocolate

By , October 20, 2016

I recently read an excellent book: Bread, Wine, Chocolate: The Slow Loss of the Foods We Love by Simran Sethi.

The book’s description reads in part: “Award-winning journalist Simran Sethi explores the history and cultural importance of our most beloved tastes, paying homage to the ingredients that give us daily pleasure, while providing a thoughtful wake-up call to the homogenization that is threatening the diversity of our food supply.”

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