.
book book
Home awards catalogs newsletter calendar resources exam about
.



Search the Site
.


Enter keywords, ISBN, author, or book title

 
.
Search the Site

Art
Art
College Planning
Education and Teaching
Language and Literature
Foriegn Language Instruction
Performing Arts
Reference
Science and Mathematics
Social Studies
Test Prep
Writer's Workshop

Search the Site
.


Sign-up for the High School Newsletter:
   

.
Search the Site

. author profiles

Stewart Lee Allen

Stewart Lee Allen is also author of The Devil’s Cup: A History of the World According to Coffee, which was published in more than six countries. He was born in California and has lived in Calcutta, Paris, Katmandu, and Sydney. He lives in Brooklyn.


From the Hardcover edition.

.



author bookshelf SORT BY: on AUTHOR | off TITLE | off PUB DATE
dots





The Devil's Cup
Written by Stewart Lee Allen
Ballantine Books | Trade Paperback | March 2003
$16.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-0-345-44149-2 (0-345-44149-4)

In this captivating book, Stewart Lee Allen treks three-quarters of the way around the world on a caffeinated quest to answer these profound questions: Did the advent of coffee give birth to an enlightened western civilization? Is coffee, indeed, the substance that drives history? From the cliffhanging villages of Southern Yemen... Read more






In the Devil's Garden
Written by Stewart Lee Allen
Ballantine Books | Trade Paperback | March 2003
$16.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-0-345-44016-7 (0-345-44016-1)

Deliciously organized by the Seven Deadly Sins, here is a scintillating history of forbidden foods through the ages—and how these mouth-watering taboos have defined cultures around the world.

From the lusciously tempting fruit in the Garden of Eden to the divine foie gras, Stewart Lee Allen engagingly illustrates that when a pleasure... Read more





.
.
.
.
.
.