In lively, personal chapters on produce, dairy, meat, fish, chocolate, and other real foods, Nina Planck explains how ancient foods like beef and butter have been falsely accused, while industrial foods like corn syrup and soybean oil have created a triple epidemic of obesity, diabetes, and heart disease.
Inspector Stephen Villani, head of homicide in Melbourne, Australia, has a full agenda: a murdered woman in a penthouse apartment, three men butchered in a sadistic rampage, a tattoofaced drug dealer corrupting his rebellious daughter, a crumbling marriage. Worth the read? Jesse Kornbluth would say so.
When his daughter asked to go to The Governor’s Ball, Jesse Kornbluth proposed a deal. Here’s what transpired.
A newly married couple Juliette and a ship captain Jean struggle through marriage as they travel on the L’atalante.
Paris: It’s even better than being thee (this weekend).
An inspiring and revelatory look at the document that has made our country the longest surviving democracy in the history of civilization: The Constitution of the United States.
“The Big Lebowski” isn’t a dumb stoner movie — it’s a smart one. Jesse Kornbluth reviews.
Nearly every book with “wabi” or “wabi-sabi” in the title is based on the concepts first shown in this book. Jesse Kornbluth reviews here.
Written in 1945, Focus was Arthur Miller’s first novel and one of the first books to directly confront American anti-Semitism. It remains as chilling and incisive today as it was at the time of its controversial debut.
“Borgen” is some of the smartest TV ever made. Jesse Kornbluth reviews here.
The bestselling story of Julia’s years in France—and the basis for Julie & Julia, starring Meryl Streep and Amy Adams—in her own words. Jesse Kornbluth reviews here.
It was George Orwell’s birthday. I can’t think of anyone I’d rather see blowing out the candles on his cake. But let me light them here…
This riveting novel of love and mystery from the author of The Things They Carried examines the lasting impact of the twentieth century’s legacy of violence and warfare, both at home and abroad. Jesse Kornbluth reviews.
1967 was the summer of Love. Jesse Kornbluth takes a look at an iconic band.
Jesse Kornbluth looks at the deaths of the 1964 civil rights murders: Goodman, Schwerner, and Chaney.
Does “leaky gut” cause chronic inflammation throughout the body? Can it be the trigger for chronic fatigue syndrome, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, migraines and multiple sclerosis?