Selected Reviews + Press

(Clips = work that I’ve made; reviews and press = work that other people made about my book.) 

I am grateful and proud to say that my book is getting amazing press!

Publishers Weekly, January 18: Starred and boxed.

Gastropod,  April 13: Food through the lens of science and history, and just so spot-on.

The New Yorker, April 19: Margaret Talbot totally gets my book, which she calls “deeply researched and crisply written.”

Columbia Magazine, April 19: Just me next to RBG, nbd.

The Times-Picayune | New Orleans Advocate, April 30: “Revelatory” and “a much-needed corrective.”

WWNO’s “The Reading Life,” April 30

Amazon, May Editor’s Pick, History, and Best History Books of 2021 So Far

The Wall Street Journal, May 2: “Captivating.”

Book Riot, May 3: Evidently my book is especially good for Pisces this month!

The New York Times, May 4: So excited to be reviewed in the paper of record on my pub date.

Gambit, May 4: Q&A with me, featuring stories of women who created space food and saved their fellow WWII prisoners of war.

Connect FCS Ed podcast, May 5: Talking directly to home economics teachers.

MarketWatch, May 6: Personal finance has always been a core part of home ec.

Marketplace, May 6: In which Kai Ryssdal talks about aprons.

KERA’s Think, May 6: Listen to me spout off for a whole hour!

Minneapolis Star-Tribune, May 7: “Fascinating.”

C-SPAN Book TV, May 7

Salon, May 9: “Both surprisingly radical and conspicuously regressive.”

Foreign Affairs, May/June: The fact that Foreign Affairs wrote about my book shows, to me, that I successfully made my case that home ec has had global political import.

Alain Guillot’s podcast, May 20

Washington Informer/various/The Bookworm Sez, June: “Great-Grandma was fierce.”

Constant Wonder (BYU Radio), June 3

Tip of the Tongue podcast (Southern Food and Beverage Museum), June 7

Civil Eats, June 8, Noteworthy Summer Reads: “Eye-opening history.”

Here and Now, June 9

The New York Times Book Review Editor’s Pick, June 18

The Washington Post, June 18

KPCW Mountain Money, June 21: “A fascinating look at how home economics has shaped American life and provided an outlet for many women to make scientific inroads into areas traditionally dominated by men.”

Fiber Nation podcast, June 24: HOME ECONOMICS VS. HITLER.

Wisconsin Public Radio, August 2.

KCRW’s Good Food, August 6: With the legendary Evan Kleiman!

EWA Radio, August 25: Education journalist tells all.

Milk Street Radio, September 17.

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