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Publisher Recalls Cookbook After Critics Said Recipes Could Be Dangerous

A publisher recalled a cookbook after readers expressed concerns about the dangers of consuming some of the recipes. Crown Publishing, Rodale and author and Instagram influencer Johnna Holmgren agreed to discontinue the publication and promotion of Tales From a Forager’s Kitchen. Rodale stated that it took “very seriously the concerns expressed by readers regarding the preparation and cooking of recipes with raw ingredients (mushrooms and elderberries).”

First Look At BBC’s Eugene McCable Adaptation

The BBC gave us a first look at its forthcoming period drama Death and Nightingales. The three-part drama based on Eugene McCable’s Irish classic stars Jamie Dornan (The Fall) and Matthew Rhys (The Americans). The novel is described as a story of love, betrayal, deception, and revenge, set in 1885 in a world of spies, and taking place over a tense 24-hour period.

Los Angeles Hosts African American Book Expo

This weekend, Los Angeles County will host the African American Book Expo at the SOL Venue in Carson, California. The Expo, which launched last year in Dallas, brings readers of African American books together with publishers and authors. The event is free and sounds wonderful, if you can make it!


And don’t forget, we’re giving away a stack of books from Season 2 of Recommended, in honor of the upcoming third season of the podcast! Click here to enter.