Zócalo’s Summer Reading List

Ten Past Guests Select Your Beachside Books

To kick off the first full week of summer, Zócalo asked 10 past guests – including economists, journalists, scholars and a video game designer – to tell us what we should be reading on the beach between now and Labor Day. No vampire romances or murder mysteries here: these nonfiction works will get you thinking hard about more than just your tan line.

1) Tomatoland: How Modern Industrial Agriculture Destroyed Our Most Alluring Fruit, by Barry Estabrook

Of all the pieces I published at Gourmet, Barry’s piece on the tomato slaves of …

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