Emily Jenkins

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  • 14 years ago

    In 1971, Frances Moore Lappé published Diet for a Small Planet and eventually sold over 3 million copies. She argued that food scarcity is related to grain-fed meat farming and that eating low on the food chain can be as nutritious as eatin...

  • 14 years ago

    Days of Awe is about a youthful protagonist getting in touch with her immigrant heritage and family history—a story line full of sincere intentions and messages of personal growth, familiar from countless young-adult novels. The book centers ...

  • 14 years ago

    Those of you hoping for clever lists of bygone euphemisms or a savvy analysis of the "Master of Your Domain" Seinfeld episode will be disappointed by this book, which is very serious and never naughty. Those curious to learn what kind of lubricant...

  • 15 years ago

    The world is run by women. Violence is a thing of the past. Public transportation is clean and free, and personal finance counselors—like a cross "between your mother, Lara Croft, and J.P. Morgan"—manage everybody's bills. All men are su...

  • 15 years ago

    Dalton Conley's childhood was like a social-science experiment: Take a white boy and raise him in the housing projects on Avenue D. Fires burn in the streets, and sirens wail all night. A child molester lurks in the public-school bathroom, knives ...

  • 15 years ago

    Melissa Holbrook Pierson Ponies Up Women make up 95 percent of the American Dressage Federation, and little girls four-fifths of the U.S. Pony Club. There's something about horses that captures women's imaginations when they are young, and very of...


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