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Mark Kurlansky is the author of The Basque History of the World, the New York Times bestseller Cod: A Biography of the Fish that Changed the World (among the New York Public Library's Best Books of the Year in 1998), as well as A Chosen Few: The Resurrection of European Jewry; A Continent of Islands: Searching for the Caribbean Destiny, and several acclaimed works of short fiction and journalism about the Caribbean. He spent seven years as the Caribbean correspondent for the Chicago Tribune. He lives in New York City. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Salt: A World History 5,388 copies, 146 reviews
Cod: A Biography of the Fish That Changed the World (Author) 2,933 copies, 64 reviews
1968: The Year That Rocked the World 1,073 copies, 22 reviews
Paper: Paging Through History 623 copies, 13 reviews
The Last Fish Tale 301 copies, 4 reviews
The Story of Salt 301 copies, 11 reviews
World Without Fish 229 copies, 19 reviews
Milk! A 10,000-Year Food Fracas 227 copies, 7 reviews
The Cod's Tale 163 copies, 5 reviews
Havana: A Subtropical Delirium 127 copies, 6 reviews
Battle Fatigue 36 copies, 2 reviews
The Belly of Paris (Translator, some editions) 1,045 copies, 26 reviews
Haiti Noir (Contributor) 117 copies, 3 reviews
Solo: Writers on Pilgrimage (Contributor) 9 copies
hebbes (Contributor) 3 copies
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