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). Profits from book sales go to help fund food
relief efforts, and have already raised over $ 300,000.
AWARD WINNERS and NOMINEES and NOTABLE
Strangers in Their Own Land by Arlie Russell Hochschild
The New Press) has been short-listed for
the National Book Award - Nonfiction. Russell has recently appeared on
PBS Newshour and CNN International, as well as an interview on CBC Radio
Sunday Edition with Michael Enright, and a review 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.
The Jemima Code: Two Centuries of African-American Cookbooks by
Toni Tipton-Martin (9780292745483
of Texas Press) has won the James Beard Award (Reference and
Scholarship) for 2016. It
also was the winner of the 2016 Art of Eating
Award for Best Food Book of the Year.
The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander (9781595586438
The New Press)
has been selected by Mark Zuckerberg, founder of Facebook, for his
on-line book club. Six years after publication, this book is still
on the NY Times Bestseller list.
RECOMMENDATIONS AND UPCOMING EVENTS
Ontarian, Jameel Jaffer, author of
The Drone Memos: Targeted Killing, Secrecy, and the Law
Press) spoke at the 11th Annual Eva Holtby
Lecture on Contemporary Culture in November at the Royal
Ontario Museum. The book will also be featured and reviewed in
Maclean's Magazine, NOW Magazine (Toronto), and Jaffer will
be interviewed on TV Ontario's The Agenda.
Helen Kim, author of JewAsian: Race,
Religion, and Identity for America's Newest Jews ( 9780803285651
University of Nebraska Press) took part in the
2016 Vancouver Jewish Book Festival.
The Heal Your Gut Cookbook:
Nutrient-Dense Recipes for Intestinal Health Using the GAPS Diet
by Hilary Boynton and Mary G Brackett (9781603585613
Green Publishing) is a must-have for anyone following the GAPS Diet.
Also available, the book that
started it all - Gut and Psychology Syndrome by Natasha Campbell-McBride (9780954852023).
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
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publishers that we represent, can be ordered
University of Toronto Press Distribution