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  • Salt

    Salt
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099281993

    Wars have been fought over salt and, while salt taxes secured empires across Europe and Asia, they have also inspired revolution - Gandhi's salt march in 1930 began the overthrow of British rule in India.

  • The Unreasonable Virtue of Fly Fishing

    The Unreasonable Virtue of Fly Fishing
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781635573077

    From the award-winning, bestselling author of Cod--the irresistible story of the science, history, art, and culture of the least efficient way to catch a fish. Fly fishing, historian Mark Kurlansky has found, is a battle of wits, fly fisher vs. fis…

  • Salt: A World History

    Salt: A World History
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780142001615

    A history of salt notes its role as currency, in the establishment of trade routes and cities, and as an agenda of war, noting key figures who played major parts in its manufacture and distribution. Reprint.

  • Basque History Of The World

    Basque History Of The World
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099284130

    The Basques are Europe's oldest people, their origins a mystery, their language related to no other on Earth, and even though few in population and from a remote and rugged corner of Spain and France, they have had a profound impact on the world.

  • Cod

    Cod
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Pocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099268703

    'Who would ever think that a book on cod would make a compulsive read? In a story that brings world history and human passions into captivating focus, he shows how the most profitable fish in history is today faced with extinction.

  • Cod: A Biography of the Fish That Changed the World

    Cod: A Biography of the Fish That Changed the World
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140275018

    An unexpected, energetic look at world history via the humble cod fish from the bestselling author of Salt and The Basque History of the World Cod, Mark Kurlansky's third work of nonfiction and winner of the 1999 James Beard Award, is the biography…

  • Havana

    Havana
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781632863928

    A city of tropical heat, ramshackle beauty, and its very own cadence--a city that always surprises--Havana is brought to pulsing life by New York Times bestselling author Mark Kurlansky.Award-winning author Mark Kurlansky presents an insider's view…

  • Gandhi on Non-Violence

    Gandhi on Non-Violence
    av Mahatma Gandhi

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780811216869

  • Salmon

    Salmon
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Övrigt - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781938340864

    "Henry David Thoreau wrote, 'Who hears the fishes when they cry?' Maybe we need to go down to the river bank and try to listen." In what he says is the most important piece of environmental writing in his long and award-winning career, Mark Kurlansk…

  • Trout

    Trout

    Inbunden - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780847871377

  • Salt: A World History [With Earphones]

    Salt: A World History [With Earphones]
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Övrigt - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781605148458

  • Birdseye

    Birdseye
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780767930307

    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…

  • Torsk

    Torsk
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Pocket - 2000 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789173247405

    En biografi om fisken som förändrade världen. Torsken har kallats för havets guld. Den har hållit liv i hela folk, ändrat samhällen och till och med utlöst krig. Vikingarna levde på den under sina havsfärder, de gåtfulla baskerna förvandlade den til…

  • 1968: The Year That Rocked the World

    1968: The Year That Rocked the World
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780345455826

    The best-selling author of Cod and Salt provides a detailed look at 1968, a pivotal year in the history of the twentieth century, bringing to life the turbulent events, politics, culture, economics, and social changes that marked a volatile year tha…

  • Boogaloo On 2nd Avenue

    Boogaloo On 2nd Avenue
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099477648

    It's the boom years of the 1980s, and life is closing in on Nathan Seltzer, who rarely travels outside his suddenly gentrifying Lower East Side neighbourhood. While he tries to decide whether he should cheat on his wife with Karoline, a German pastr…

  • The Importance of Not Being Ernest: A Writing Life with an Uninvited Guest

    The Importance of Not Being Ernest: A Writing Life with an Uninvited Guest

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781642504637

    An Ernest Hemingway Biography Like No OtherBy a series of coincidences, Mark Kurlansky's life has always been intertwined with Ernest Hemingway's legend, starting with being in Idaho the day of Hemingway's death. The Importance of Not Being Ernest…

  • Frozen in Time (Adapted for Young Readers): Clarence Birdseye's Outrageous Idea about Frozen Food

    Frozen in Time (Adapted for Young Readers): Clarence Birdseye's Outrageous Idea about Frozen Food
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780385372442

    Nonfiction for kids interested in science, biography, and early entrepreneurs, this work explores the life story of Clarence Birdseye, the man who revolutionized the frozen food industry and changed the way people eat all over the world. Adapted fro…

  • The Belly of Paris

    The Belly of Paris
    av Emile Zola

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812974225

  • City Beasts

    City Beasts
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594485879

    All-new stories about the urban worlds where animals and humans fight, love, and find common ground, from the nationally bestselling author of "Cod "and "Salt." In these stories, Mark Kurlansky journeys to his familiar haunts like New York's Centra…

  • A Chosen Few

    A Chosen Few
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Övrigt - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781522605348

    A powerful, deeply moving narrative of hope reborn in the shadow of despair Fifty years after it was bombed to rubble, Berlin is once again a city in which Jews gather for the Passover Seder. Paris and Antwerp have recently emerged as important new…

  • Bugs in Danger

    Bugs in Danger
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781547600854

    By now you’ve probably heard that bees are disappearing--but they aren’t the only species at risk. Populations of fireflies, butterflies, and ladybugs have all been declining in recent years, too. This middle grade nonfiction explains th…

  • International Night

    International Night
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781620400272

    Once a week in the Kurlansky home, Mark spins a globe and wherever his daughter's finger lands becomes the theme of that Friday night's dinner. Their tradition of International Nights has afforded Mark an opportunity to share with his daughter, Tali…

  • The Food of a Younger Land

    The Food of a Younger Land
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594484575

    Recommended by Chef Jos Andr s on The Drew Barrymore Show A portrait of American food--before the national highway system, before chain restaurants, and before frozen food, when the nation's food was seasonal, regional, and traditional--from the los…

  • Nonviolence

    Nonviolence
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099494126

    The conventional history of nations, even continents, is a history of warfare.

  • Edible Stories

    Edible Stories
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906142872

    Robert Eggle finds himself standing one day in a hole in the sidewalk, rain plastering his clothes to his body, with no memory of who he is, his former life as a food critic, how he got there, or where he should go next. Trying desperately not to be…

  • A Chosen Few

    A Chosen Few
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780345448149

    In A Chosen Few, Mark Kurlansky explores the many reasons why Jews have returned to Germany and Poland, and why Jews remain in Europe, how they have managed not only to continue their way of life, but to thrive and prosper. Through the lives of indi…

  • The Story of Salt

    The Story of Salt
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780399239984

    From the team that created the ALA Notable Book The Cod's Tale comes the fascinating history of salt, which has been the object of wars and revolutions and is vital for life. Based on Mark Kurlansky's critically acclaimed bestseller Salt: A World Hi…

  • The Story of Salt

    The Story of Salt
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780147511669

    Based on Mark Kurlansky's critically acclaimed bestseller Salt: A World History, this handsome picture book explores every aspect of salt: the many ways it's gathered from the earth and sea; how ancient emperors in China, Egypt, and Rome used it to…

  • German Autumn

    German Autumn
    av Stig Dagerman

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816677528

    In late 1946, Stig Dagerman was assigned by the Swedish newspaper Expressen to report on life in Germany immediately after the fall of the Third Reich. First published in Sweden in 1947, German Autumn, a collection of the articles written for that a…

  • A Continent Of Islands

    A Continent Of Islands
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Pocket - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780201622317

    In this richly detailed portrait of the individual countries and peoples of the Caribbean, Mark Kurlansky brings to life a society and culture often kept hidden from foreigners,the arts, history, politics, and economics of the region, as well as the…

  • Choice Cuts: A Savory Selection of Food Writing from Around the World and Throughout History

    Choice Cuts: A Savory Selection of Food Writing from Around the World and Throughout History
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780142004937

    Mark Kurlansky, bestselling author of Salt and Cod, serves up a smorgasbord of food writing through the ages, from Plato to Louis Prima Choice Cuts offers more than two hundred mouth-watering selections, including Brillat-Savarin on chocolate; Waver…

  • The Unreasonable Virtue of Fly Fishing

    The Unreasonable Virtue of Fly Fishing

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781635578751

    From the award-winning, bestselling author of Cod-the irresistible story of the science, history, art, and culture of the least efficient way to catch a fish. Fly fishing, historian Mark Kurlansky has found, is a battle of wits, fly fisher vs. fish-…

  • Hank Greenberg

    Hank Greenberg
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300192469

    The remarkable life story of the first Jewish superstar athlete, by New York Times best-selling author Mark Kurlansky One of the reasons baseball fans so love the sport is that it involves certain physical acts of beauty. And one of the most beautif…

  • The Big Oyster: History on the Half Shell

    The Big Oyster: History on the Half Shell
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780345476395

    The best-selling author of Salt and Cod takes an insightful look at the influence of the oyster on four centuries of New York history, culture, economics, and culinary trends. Reader's Guide included. Reprint. 50,000 first printing.

  • A Moveable Feast

    A Moveable Feast
    av Lonely Planet

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786572097

    Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher* Life-changing food adventures around the world. From bat on the island of Fais to chicken on a Russian train to barbecue in the American heartland, from mutton in Mongolia to couscous in Mor…

  • Havanna. subtroopiline deliirium

    Havanna. subtroopiline deliirium
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Häftad - 2020 - Estniska - ISBN: 9789949091225

  • The Last Fish Tale: The Fate of the Atlantic and Survival in Gloucester, America's Oldest Fishing Port and Most Original Town

    The Last Fish Tale: The Fate of the Atlantic and Survival in Gloucester, America's Oldest Fishing Port and Most Original Town
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594483745

    A marvelous, compelling tale(Rocky Mountain News) from the New York Times bestselling author of Salt and Cod. Gloucester, Massachusetts, America's oldest fishing port, is defined by the culture of commercial fishing. But the threat of over-fishing,…

  • Big Oyster

    Big Oyster
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099477594

    When Peter Minuit bought Manhattan for $24 in 1626 he showed his shrewdness by also buying the oyster beds off tiny, nearby Oyster Island, renamed Ellis Island in 1770. In 1842, when the novelist Charles Dickens arrived in New York, he could not con…

  • Salmon

    Salmon
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786078520

    WINNER OF THE JOHN AVERY AWARD AT THE ANDRÉ SIMON AWARDS If we can save the salmon, we can save the world Over the centuries, salmon have been a vital resource, a dietary staple and an irresistible catch. But there is so much more to this extraordin…

  • Salmon

    Salmon
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780861541256

    WINNER OF THE JOHN AVERY AWARD AT THE ANDRÉ SIMON AWARDS If we can save the salmon, we can save the world Over the centuries, salmon have been a vital resource, a dietary staple and an irresistible catch. But there is so much more to this extraordin…

  • Nonviolence: The History of a Dangerous Idea

    Nonviolence: The History of a Dangerous Idea
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812974478

    In this timely, highly original, and controversial narrative, New York Times bestselling author Mark Kurlansky discusses nonviolence as a distinct entity, a course of action, rather than a mere state of mind. Nonviolence can and should be a techniqu…

  • Boogaloo on 2nd Avenue: A Novel of Pastry, Guilt and Music

    Boogaloo on 2nd Avenue: A Novel of Pastry, Guilt and Music
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780345448194

    It's the boom years of the 1980s, and life is closing in on Nathan Seltzer, who rarely travels beyond his suddenly gentrifying Lower East Side neighborhood in New York City. Between paralyzing bouts of claustrophobia, Nathan wonders whether he shoul…

  • Milk

    Milk
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526614346

    Mark Kurlansky's first global food history since the bestselling Cod and Salt; the fascinating cultural, economic and culinary story of milk and all things dairy – with recipes throughout While mother’s milk may be the essence of nourish…

  • Paper

    Paper
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Övrigt - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393239614

    Paper is one of the simplest and most essential pieces of human technology. For the past two millennia, the ability to produce it in ever more efficient ways has supported the proliferation of literacy, media, religion, education, commerce and art.…

  • Paper

    Paper
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393353709

    For the past two millennia, the ability to produce paper in ever more efficient ways has supported the proliferation of literacy, media, religion, education, commerce and art. It has created civilisations, fostering the fomenting of revolutions and…

  • Milk!

    Milk!
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781632863829

    Mark Kurlansky's first global food history since the bestselling Cod and Salt; the fascinating cultural, economic, and culinary story of milk and all things dairy--with recipes throughout. According to the Greek creation myth, we are so much spilt m…

  • The Basque History of the World: The Story of a Nation

    The Basque History of the World: The Story of a Nation
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140298512

    From Mark Kurlansky, the bestselling author of Cod, Salt, Birdseye, and Paper--the illuminating story of an ancient and enigmatic people Straddling a small corner of Spain and France in a land that is marked on no maps except their own, the Basques…

  • The Eastern Stars

    The Eastern Stars
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594485053

    A fantastic social history from the author of Salt and Cod (USA Today) In the Dominican Republic town of San Pedro de Macor s, baseball is often seen as the only way to a better life. For those who make it, the million-dollar paychecks from Major…

  • Ready for a Brand New Beat

    Ready for a Brand New Beat
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594632730

    Can a song change a nation? In 1964, Marvin Gaye, record producer William "Mickey" Stevenson, and Motown songwriter Ivy Jo Hunter wrote "Dancing in the Street." The song was recorded at Motown's Hitsville USA Studio by Martha and the Vandellas, with…

  • White Man In The Tree

    White Man In The Tree
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099286745

    The White man in the Tree is a comedy of cultural misunderstanding set in the Caribbean, New York and Paris, a novella and eight stories about people who, because of their differences - between men and women, blacks and whites, Jews and Christians,…

  • 1968

    1968
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099429623

    The year 1968 encompasses the diverse realms of youth and music, politics and war, economics and the media. It was the year of sex and drugs and rock and roll. It was also the year of the Martin Luther King's assassination, and the beginning of the…

  • World Without Fish

    World Without Fish
    av Mark Kurlansky

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780761185000

    A KID'S GUIDE TO THE OCEAN "Can you imagine a world without fish? It's not as crazy as it sounds. But if we keep doing things the way we've been doing things, fish could become extinct within fifty years. So let's change the way we do things " Worl…

  • Winterlust

    Winterlust
    av Bernd Brunner

    Övrigt - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781771643528

    "Mr. Brunner’s winning book is a reassuring, nostalgic reminder that winter is the season of both play and regeneration.”—Wall Street Journal In Winterlust, a farmer painstakingly photographs five thousand snowflakes, each one dram…