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Christine Buckley’s travels have taken her to five continents and taught her to shear sheep, cultivate rice, sail without a G.P.S. and edit a state-run newspaper with a straight face. Her LA Weekly cover story on human rights activist Aaron Cohen was a 2008 LA Press Club and Maggie Award finalist and led to the book Slave Hunter: One Man’s Quest to Free Victims of Human Trafficking, co-written with Cohen (Simon & Schuster Entertainment). Christine has contributed to National Public Radio, The New York Times and Current TV, among others. Her reporting has also won her an Associated Press award. She is working on a second book based on an essay recently published in Best Women's Travel Writing 2010:
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Again, not an unbiased review...I have an essay on Vietnam in this collection. But there are a lot of hilarious/thought-provoking pieces here!
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Slave Hunter by Aaron Cohen
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Not sure I am an unbiased reviewer, :) so I'll include our first review, from Kirkus: "Adventures of a peripatetic human-rights activist committed to exposing the horrors of modern-day slavery and freeing its victims.
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In Defense of Food by Michael Pollan
In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto
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scary and illuminating. a bit of a slog at times, compared to Omnivore's Dilemma...skip the parts that drag and read it for the meat (or the vegetables, as it were).
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He Walks Like a Cowboy by Jonah Berger
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met Jonah at Langerado! Can't wait to read this..
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The first part of this brilliant and ambitious book came out of a piece John did for the New Yorker a few years ago on the situation of migrant workers in Immokalee, FL. From there he manages to draw a picture of how exploitation, coercion and outrig...more
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