Books by Michèle Root-Bernstein

Released: Oct. 20, 1997

"While enjoyable just for its wonderful stories, this charming and literate work casts new light on old wives' tales."
What would at first appear to be a collection of entertaining anecdotes about some weird-sounding, even stomach-churning old remedies is in fact much more: a fascinating glimpse into the evolution of medical traditions. Read full book review >