Books by Stephen Yafa

GRAIN OF TRUTH by Stephen Yafa
Released: May 12, 2015

"An appealingly complex narrative of a successful quest, with recipes for the home baker."
Playwright and screenwriter Yafa (Cotton: The Biography of a Revolutionary Fiber, 2004) debunks the claim by "the anti-gluten medical contingent" that wheat is unhealthy because it contains gluten, a protein that supposedly contributes to "obesity, diabetes, heart disease, cancer, dementia and more."Read full book review >
Released: Jan. 3, 2005

"Well-told, effectively documented survey of a major historical subject."
The story of cotton, from the beginnings to its place in modern geopolitics. Read full book review >