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Book Review: Food for thought
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Book Review: Food for thought

The editors of this highly informative book, compiled in four parts, articles written and presented by faculty about different aspects of food. Part One covers consumption, food acquisition, the diet industry including weight-loss institutions, food preferences of peoples in different part of Canada, and regional cuisines. Part Two deals with […]

Book Review: Sunday Brunch.
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Book Review: Sunday Brunch.

Brunch buffets are one of the essentials of Sunday mornings for many families. Most prefer to go to a hotel and enjoy a leisurely late breakfast that in its composition fits lunch. For many, and extended brunch means no dinner. Now, there are also restaurants and some hotels that offer […]

Book Review: The Night is Mine.
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Book Review: The Night is Mine.

The author, multitalented individual who renovated a 50’ sailboat, designed computer systems, bicycled around the globe, developed maps, started writing novels in 1993 while on a plane from Korea to Sydney to ride a bicycle across the Australian continent. In this action-packed military novel, the plot involves the hero (Mark), […]

Book Review: The Last Romanov.
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Book Review: The Last Romanov.

The Romanov dynasty was the last ruling family of the Russian Empire. The House of Romanov ruled Russia from 1613 to the February 1917 revolution. Its insignia of double eagle was on every official document and feared by all. All tsars had German consorts, except Alexandre III, and the World […]

Book Review: Fall From Grace.
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Book Review: Fall From Grace.

The author, a lawyer turned writer, has created a psychological thriller that keeps the reader on tenterhooks to find out what the following page will reveal. The narrative is studded with a lot of psychological observations, and sailing jargon. He seems to possess a penchant for psychology and must be […]

Book Review: The End of Illness.
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Book Review: The End of Illness.

The author, of this brilliantly conceived and written book ably summarisers the most significant clinical findings in recent years pertaining to aging and disease. His opinions are solid and backed by science. The good doctor (an oncologist) states that the human body represents a delicate balance of homeostatic conditions and […]

Book Review: The American Way of Eating.
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Book Review: The American Way of Eating.

The author, a journalist with interest in food and its distribution in America, has succeeded in creating a highly interesting and revealing book. It explains in detail how, and under what conditions, produce is harvested, graded, packaged, and distributed to cities. The she works for Walmart, the biggest grocery store […]