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Name:  Josh Schonwald  

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Genre: Non-Fiction Other

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Josh Schonwald is a Chicago-based journalist who lives in Evanston, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

A graduate of Macalester College and Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism, Schonwald has received numerous honors for his reporting. In addition to his work for news organizations, he has worked as a writer for the University of Chicago for several years, where he has covered academic research in the humanities and social sciences for the University of Chicago Chronicle.


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Titles At Your Library

The Taste of Tomorrow: Dispatches from the Future of Food
ISBN: 0061804215

Harper. 2012

For fans of Michael Pollan and Mark Bittman, Josh Schonwald delivers a fascinating investigation into the trends and technologies that are transforming the world of food before our very eyes—from Alice Waters's micro farm to nanotechnology and beyond. Building upon the knowledge base we have gained from such books as The Omnivore’s Dilemma, Schonwald takes our contemporary conversation about food a step further, debunking myths, clarifying controversies (such as the current storm over GMOs, or genetically modified organisms), and exploring the wild possibilities that food science and chemical engineering are making realities today—from food pills to new species of scratch-built fish.


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