Virtual Book Club: “Food—The History of Taste”

Public Events
Friday, September 25, 2020
1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m.
Eastern Daylight Time (UTC -4)
United States


Detail of ad for DuPont Cylan sweetener 1946

Detail of the cover of a pamphlet for Du Pont’s cylan calcium cyclamate, a non-nutritive sweetener, 1946.

Science History Institute

Join us on Zoom for a virtual Science History Institute Book Club discussion about Food: The History of Taste by Paul Freedman.

Featuring essays by French, German, Belgian, American, and British historians, this richly illustrated book is the first to apply the discoveries of the new generation of food historians to the pleasures of dining and the culinary accomplishments of diverse civilizations, past and present.

Advance registration is required. Spots are limited. After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

About Book Club

The Science History Institute’s Book Club is an exclusive Facebook group where you can chat with fellow nerds about the latest science-y best sellers. Come join the conversation.