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) is a much sought-after book. The
National Post recently interviewed Barbara and the interview,
complete with recipes and photos, ran in the Vancouver Sun and Ottawa
AWARD WINNERS and NOMINEES and NOTABLE
Priests of Prosperity: How Central Bankers Transformed the
Postcommunist World by Juliet Johnson (9781501700224
Cornell University Press) has been short listed for the
Donner Award, the largest non-fiction prize in Canada. The winner will
be announced May 15, 2017 in Toronto. Ms. Johnson teaches Political
Science at McGill.
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. He has
also appeared on
PBS Newshour and CNN International, interviewed on CBC Radio, and reviewed in the Toronto Star.
Cornell '77: The Music, the
Myth, and the Magnificence of the Grateful Dead's Concert at Barton Hall
by Peter Connors (9781501704321
Cornell University Press) has been covered by
Entertainment Weekly, along with a huge release of Grateful Dead
albums. This is the iconic concert among "dead heads".
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.
Tasting Table have called Project 258 by Zakary
of Texas Press) one of Spring 2017's best new cookbooks.
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
Damon Krukowski, author
of The New Analog (9781620971970
The New Press)
will be speaking at Drawn & Quarterly in Montreal May 15, 2017, and Type
Books in Toronto, May 16, 2017.
Arlie Russell Hochschild, author of Strangers in Their Own Land
The New Press)
the New York Times bestseller, will be a keynote speaker at the
American Sociology Association meeting in May in Montreal.
Effective July 1, 2016 Codasat Canada Limited is
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All of the books above, or any
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University of Toronto Press Distribution