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The Rise of Yeast

  • Lewes Public Library 111 West Adams Avenue 19958 United States (map)

A collaboration between the History Book Festival and the Lewes Public Library, this monthly discussion group focuses on books featured at this year's Festival and those to be featured at the 2019 Festival. The group is open to all lovers of history and meets at the Library (111 Adams Avenue, Lewes).

This month's book is "The Rise of Yeast: How the Sugar Fungus Shaped Civilization “by Nicholas P. Money (Oxford University Press, 2018)

A celebration of yeast, a key component in brewing, winemaking, and baking as well as biofuels, insulin, and other pharmaceuticals. This is the story of 10,000 years of yeast, leading to agricultural settlement and the development of civilization. Money is a biologist, author, and professor of botany and Western Program Director at Miami University, Oxford, Ohio.  About Nik Money
The author will join the discussion via Skype.
Reserve at DE Library Catalog
Purchase at Browseabout Books

Earlier Event: January 16
The Widows of Malabar Hill
Later Event: March 20
The Kennedy Debutante