Mark Kurlansky

Mark Kurlansky

Mark Kurlansky is an American journalist and author. He has written many books including global histories of Cod, Milk, Salt and Paper.

Books by Mark Kurlansky

Interviews where books by Mark Kurlansky were recommended

The best books on Sense of Place, recommended by Patrick Galbraith

Novelists, non-fiction writers and poets all attempt to create immersive and atmospheric settings in their books—what is called a ‘sense of place’ in literary terms. Here, the British journalist Patrick Galbraith selects five books that explore and evoke a sense of place—including works by Joan Didion, Mark Kurlansky and John McPhee.

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