Catherine Price's newest book, VITAMANIA: Our Obsessive Quest for Nutritional Perfection, was published in February 2015 by Penguin Press.
Catherine's written and multimedia work has appeared in publications including The Best American Science Writing, The New York Times, The San Francisco Chronicle, The Washington Post Magazine, Slate, Salon, Men's Journal, Mother Jones, The Oprah Magazine, and Parade, among others. Her previous books include a parody travel guide called 101 Places Not To See Before You Die (HarperPaperbacks 2010), and The Big Sur Bakery Cookbook: A Year in the Life of a Restaurant (Harper Collins 2009). Catherine is a two-time Société de Chimie Industrielle fellow at the Chemical Heritage Foundation and VITAMANIA was supported in part by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. She also has been a fellow at the Mesa Refuge, the Middlebury Program in Environmental Reporting, and the Knight Science Journalism Program at MIT (for its medical evidence and food boot camps), and has been nominated for an American Society of Magazine Editors award (for a package on back health) and a James Beard award (for a piece about eating roadkill). She's passionate about nutrition, diabetes, health and travel, and also founded a legally themed clothing shop called Illegal Briefs (www.cafepress.com/illegalbriefs). Diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in 2001, Catherine is a frequent contributor to ASweetLife.org.
Catherine's website is catherine-price.com. Follow her on Twitter at @catherine_price (#vitamania)
The Big Sur Bakery Cookbook: A Year in the Life of a Restaurant
by Michelle Wojtowicz, Phillip Wojtowicz, Michael Gilson, Catherine Price
Here from the celebrated California restaurant Big Sur Bakery is a stunningly photographed cookbook showcasing seasonal ingredients, local vintners, fishermen, and farmers—and the food that makes the Big Sur Bakery unique. Tucked behind a gas station off California's legendary Highway 1, the Big Sur Bakery is easy to miss. But...
Categories: All Nonfiction; Regional & International Cooking
101 Places Not to See Before You Die
by Catherine Price
“I had no idea so many god-awful places exist in this world….Catherine Price is a hilarious guide to all that is sucky.” —Novella Carpenter, author of Farm City: the Education of an Urban Farmer Irreverent and compulsively readable, 101 Places Not to See Before You Die highlights desitinations we can all...
Vitamania: Our Obsessive Quest For Nutritional Perfection
by Catherine Price
In Vitamania , award-winning journalist Catherine Price takes readers on a lively journey through the past, present and future of the mysterious micronutrients known as human vitamins--an adventure that includes poison squads and political maneuvering, irradiated sheep grease and smuggled rats. Part history, part science, part...
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