Food, Glorious Food!
Delicious "biographies" of the foods and drinks we crave - and how the search for them changed the world.
The Big Oyster: History on the Half Shell by Mark Kurlansky
Bittersweet: the Story of Sugar by Peter Macinnis
Dangerous Tastes: the Story of Spices by Andrew Dalby
The Emperors of Chocolate: Inside the Secret World of Hershey and Mars by Joel Glenn Brenner
Fast Food Nation : the Dark Side of the All-American Meal by Eric Schlosser
Food in History by Reay Tannahill
A History of the World in Six Glasses by Tom Standage
Near a Thousand Tables: a History of Food by Felipe Fernandez-Armesto
The Real Thing: Truth and Power at the Coca-Cola Company by Constance L. Hays
Salt: a World History by Mark Kurlansky
Spice: the History of a Temptation by Jack Turner
Sweet and Low: a Family Story by Rich Cohen
Sweetness and Power: the Place of Sugar in Modern History by Sidney Wilfred Mintz
Uncommon Grounds: the History of Coffee and How It Transformed Our World by Mark Pendergrast