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Mark Kurlansky

Biography

Mark Kurlansky

Mark Kurlansky is a New York Times bestselling and James A. Beard Award-winning author. He is the recipient of a Bon Appétit American Food and Entertaining Award for Food Writer of the Year, and the Glenfiddich Food and Drink Award for Food Book of the year.

Mark Kurlansky

Books by Mark Kurlansky

by Mark Kurlansky - History, Nonfiction

In 1964, Marvin Gaye, record producer William “Mickey” Stevenson, and Motown songwriter Ivy Jo Hunter wrote “Dancing in the Street.” Released on July 31, the song was supposed to be an upbeat dance recording, but it became one of the icons of American pop culture. As the country grew more radicalized in the summer of 1964, “Dancing in the Street” gained currency as an activist anthem and it took on new meanings for the many different groups that were all changing as the country changed.

by Mark Kurlansky - Biography, Nonfiction

From the author of COD, SALT, and other informative bestsellers, comes the first biography of Clarence Birdseye, the eccentric genius inventor whose fast-freezing process revolutionized the food industry and American agriculture.