Mark Kurlansky
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Mark Kurlansky

Mark Kurlansky is a New York Times bestselling and James A. Beard Award-winning author. He is the recipient of a Bon Appétit American Food and Entertaining Award for Food Writer of the Year, and the Glenfiddich Food and Drink Award for Food Book of the year.
Photo by Wes Washington (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons.

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Best Sellers

    • Paper

    • Paging Through History
    • By: Mark Kurlansky
    • Narrated by: Andrew Garman
    • Length: 13 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 163
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 140
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 136

    A definitive history of paper and the astonishing ways it has shaped today's world....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Flawed Recording Ruins a Fascinating History

    • By C. D. Zuff on 07-18-16

    Regular price: $31.49

    • Salt

    • A World History
    • By: Mark Kurlansky
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 13 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,787
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,178
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,187

    So much of our human body is made up of salt that we'd be dead without it...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • More than SALT

    • By Karen on 03-12-03
    • A World History
    • By: Mark Kurlansky
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 13 hrs and 43 mins
    • Release date: 02-20-03
    • 4 out of 5 stars 1,787 ratings

    Regular price: $24.95

    • 1968

    • The Year That Rocked the World
    • By: Mark Kurlansky
    • Narrated by: Christopher Cazenove
    • Length: 16 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 153
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 71
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 73

    In this monumental new book, award-winning author Mark Kurlansky has written his most ambitious work to date: a singular and ultimately definitive look at a pivotal moment in history....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Great book, terrible reader

    • By phineas on 08-12-04

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Cod

    • A Biography of the Fish that Changed the World
    • By: Mark Kurlansky
    • Narrated by: Richard M. Davidson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 412
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 187
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 194

    The innocuous cod has been the subject of international wars, national diets, economies, livelihoods, and health in general...

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A great fish story

    • By Karen on 10-13-03
    • A Biography of the Fish that Changed the World
    • By: Mark Kurlansky
    • Narrated by: Richard M. Davidson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 26 mins
    • Release date: 06-07-02
    • 4 out of 5 stars 412 ratings

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Milk!

    • A 10,000-Year Food Fracas
    • By: Mark Kurlansky
    • Length: Not Yet Known
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    Mark Kurlansky's first global food history since the best-selling Cod and Salt; the fascinating cultural, economic and culinary story of milk and all things dairy....

    • A 10,000-Year Food Fracas
    • By: Mark Kurlansky
    • Length: Not Yet Known
    • Release date: 05-08-18
    • Not rated yet

    Regular price: $24.51

    • The Last Fish Tale

    • The Fate of the Atlantic and Survival in Gloucester
    • By: Mark Kurlansky
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 6 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16

    Fishing at sea, an ancient trade and a way of life that has defined coastal towns throughout history, may be coming to an end....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Love me some Kurlansky!

    • By Eric Walden on 09-08-15

    Regular price: $20.97

    • The Big Oyster

    • History on the Half Shell
    • By: Mark Kurlansky
    • Narrated by: John H. Mayer
    • Length: 9 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 180
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 114
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 114

    Before New York City was the Big Apple, it could have been called the Big Oyster....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Ok, but not as good as his "Salt", or "Cod".

    • By Frank H. on 03-22-17

    Regular price: $29.27

    • The Basque History of the World

    • By: Mark Kurlansky
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 12 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 221
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 115
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 112

    "The singular remarkable fact about the Basques is that they still exist," best selling author Mark Kurlansky says...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An eye opener that will break your heart

    • By Perry on 12-18-04

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Havana

    • A Subtropical Delirium
    • By: Mark Kurlansky
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 6 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 37

    Award-winning author Mark Kurlansky presents an insider's view of Havana: the elegant, tattered city he has come to know over more than 30 years....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing tale of an amazing island!

    • By Dag Zaggles on 02-16-18

    Regular price: $15.48

    • The Cod's Tale

    • By: Mark Kurlansky
    • Narrated by: John McDonough
    • Length: 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    The cod is a large, ugly fish that spends its life with its big mouth wide open for food....

    Regular price: $9.09

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