Book Reviews

Without Compromise: The Brave Journalism Journalism That First Exposed Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, and the American Epidemic of Corruption

A collection of groundbreaking investigations by Wayne Barrett, the intrepid, muckraking Village Voice journalist who exposed corruption in New York City and beyond. With piercing moral clarity and exacting rigor, Wayne Barrett tracked political corruption in the pages of the Village Voice fact by fact, document by document for 40 years. The first to report … Read more

Local Food Environments: Food Access in America

I wrote the foreword for this thoughtful collection of academic work examining food access in America, edited by the wonderful Kimberly Morland. Local Food Environments: Food Access in America provides information on the complex nature of food delivery systems as well as the historical and political trends that have shaped them over time. The book presents … Read more

The Detroit Anthology

Detroit is a city of stories. In this, we are rich. We begin with abundance.

The American Way of Eating

New York Times bestseller Winner, Sidney Hillman Prize Winner, Books for a Better Life Finalist, James Beard Journalism Award* Finalist, Investigative Reporters and Editors Finalist, International Association of Culinary Professionals “The book Ms. McMillan’s most resembles is Barbara Ehrenreich’s bestseller Nickel and Dimed. Like Ms. Ehrenreich, Ms. McMillan goes undercover amid this country’s working poor…This is a voice the food world … Read more

Best Food Writing 2013

My Slate essay “Cooking Isn’t Fun” has been selected for the Best Food Writing 2013 anthology edited by Holly Hughes. For thirteen years now—a baker’s dozen!—the annual Best Food Writing anthology has become known as THE place where readers and food writers meet to celebrate the most delicious prose of the year, from a dynamic mix … Read more

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