Search Results: "Devra Gartenstein"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: July 12, 2011

"Eating well is subject to interpretation and shifting values, but Gartenstein provides a thorough treatment of its history."
Cookbook author Gartenstein (The Accidental Vegan, 2009, etc.) serves as guide on an entertaining and informative culinary romp through the ages. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Oct. 1, 2014

"Clarity, accessibility and spot-on relevance to issues facing modern society make this a must-read. (sources, notes, index) (Nonfiction. 13 & up)"
Part biography, part history, part exploration of Spinoza's philosophy: wholly engaging. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE SECRET HISTORY OF THE WAR ON CANCER by Devra Davis
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2007

"One can hope, however, that Davis's book will assure that proper attention is paid."
Cancer remains such a prolific killer, says the author, because the medical community focuses on treatment rather than prevention of the root causes. Read full book review >

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MY YEAR INSIDE RADICAL ISLAM by Daveed Gartenstein-Ross
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 1, 2007

"Far less revealing of the workings of radical Islam than of a youngster's manifold confusions."
Glancing memoir of a young man's religious infatuations and their sometimes baleful consequences. Read full book review >