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Marjorie Shaffer

Marjorie Shaffer
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MARJORIE SHAFFER has written for The New York Times, The Financial Times, and Popular Science magazine. She was a business reporter for Reuters and a former Knight science journalism fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. A graduate of Brown University, she received a Master of Science degree in biology from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. She is currently a science writer and editor at New York University School of Medicine. She lives in New York City.

Marjorie Shaffer

Pepper: A History of the World's Most Influential Spice

Marjorie Shaffer
St. Martin's Publishing Group
St. Martin's Griffin

"A well-documented companion to Mark Kurlansky's Salt." —Publishers Weekly

Mark Kurlansky's smash hit Salt exposed the fascinating history of this everyday staple to countless...

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