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Staff Pick: The American Way of Eating by Tracie McMillan

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Everyone wants to eat good food. McMillan goes undercover as a minimum wage worker to explore & understand the U.S. food system, shedding light on the largely privatized industry whose priorities determine the accessibility and affordability of our food & which dramatically influence how all Americans eat.

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Staff Pick: Food Rules by Michael Pollan

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A return to common sense when it comes to food. Maira Kalman's vibrant illustrations bring new personality to Pollan's simple rules. Removing the complexity and gimmicks from healthy eating & advocating for simplicity, community, and gusto in the way we eat.

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Staff Pick: Pyongyang: A Journey in North Korea by Guy Delisle

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On a two month assignment in Pyongyang Delisle adjusts to curfews, the choice between Restaurant #1 or Restaurant #2 for dinner, and music that "sounds like a barney remix of 'god save the queen.'" With artistry and wit he shares a critical and compassionate glimpse into the world's most isolated country.

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