Mark Kurlansky

Author, MILK! A 10,000-Year Food Fracas

Mark Kurlansky is the prolific author of over 20 books, including the New York Times bestsellers Salt: A World History and Cod: A Biography of the Fish That Changed the World. His articles have appeared in a wide variety of newspapers and magazines, including The Chicago TribuneThe Los Angeles TimesTime MagazineFood & WineBon Appetit and Parade. He has won many awards for his writing, including the James Beard Award for Writing on Food, the Glenfiddich Award, the ALA Notable Book Award and others. He lives in New York City. 

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REWIND: Fate of Food / Plate to Planet

How will we feed a planet that’s hotter, drier, and more crowded than ever? Much of it starts with innovators who are trying to re-invent the global food system to be more productive and nutritious. Vanderbilt University Journalism professor Amanda Little chronicles some of these efforts in her most recent book, The Fate of Food: What We'll Eat in a Bigger, Hotter, Smarter World.