MEDIA and IN THE NEWS
world watches the heartbreaking stories of Syrian refugees, the question
from many Canadians is what they can do to help. What about a Soup for
Syria Community Challenge? Soup for Syria: Recipes to Celebrate
Our Shared Humanity by Barbara Abdeni Massaad (9781566560894
Publishing) continues to be a much sought-after book. The
National Post recently interviewed Barbara and will offer the
interview, with some recipes, to all Postmedia newspapers.
AWARD WINNERS and NOMINEES and NOTABLE
Strangers in Their Own Land by Arlie Russell Hochschild
The New Press) a New York Times
bestseller, one of the 100 Notable Books of the
year, was named one of Newsday's Best Books of 2016, a
the National Book Award - Nonfiction. It was recommended in Entertainment Weekly,
and has been included on Time magazine's must read list. Russell has appeared on
PBS Newshour and CNN International, interviewed on CBC Radio, and reviewed in the Toronto Star.
The Aleppo Cookbook:
Celebrating the Legendary Cuisine of Syria by
Marlene Matar (97815666569866
Interlink Publishing) was selected
as one of the Washington Post's Best Cookbooks of 2016, and a Best Books of 2016
pick by the editors of Publishers Weekly,
as well as winner of the International Academy of Gastronomy Award, and
received Starred Review in Booklist Magazine, and was a
Library Journal Editor's Pick. Palestine on a Plate by Joudie
Kalla (97815666560696, also from
Publishing) is on the New York Times list of Best Cookbooks
for 2106 and was reviewed in the National Post.
The Jemima Code: Two Centuries of African-American Cookbooks by
Toni Tipton-Martin (9780292745483
of Texas Press) won the James Beard Award (Reference and
Scholarship) 2016. It
also was the winner of the 2016 Art of Eating
Award for Best Food Book of the Year.
The Drone Memos by Jameel Jaffer (9781620972595
The New Press), featured and reviewed in Macleans Magazine and the Globe and Mail,
was included on The
Guardian's list of Best Books 2016.
RECOMMENDATIONS AND UPCOMING EVENTS
Ontarian, Jameel Jaffer, author of
The Drone Memos: Targeted Killing, Secrecy, and the Law
Press) spoke at the Annual Eva Holtby
Lecture on Contemporary Culture at the Royal
Ontario Museum. The book will also be reviewed in
Maclean's Magazine, NOW Magazine (Toronto), and Jaffer will
be interviewed on TV Ontario's The Agenda.
Effective July 1, 2016 Codasat Canada Limited is
pleased to announce they will be representing and distributing books in
Cornell University Press.
All of the books above, or any
titles from the
publishers that we represent, can be ordered
University of Toronto Press Distribution