New Books on Global Hunger and Food Issues

The following titles are newly added to the collection and will be useful for research and discussion of the question, “How do we feed ourselves and our neighbor in ways that honor God and advance the Kingdom?”. Titles are on display on the first floor of the library.
What Matters? Economics for a Renewed Commonwealth by Wendell Berry (Counterpoint, 2010).


More: The Vanishing of Scale in an Over-the-Top Nation by Ronald Bishop (University Press, 2011).



Hunger: The Biology and Politics of Starvation by John R. Butterly and Jack Shepherd (Dartmouth College Press, 2010).


Empires of Food: Feast, Famine, and the Rise and Fall of Civilizationsby Evan D. G. Fraser and Andrew Rimas (Free Press, 2010).


Food Justice by Robert Gottlieb and Anupama Joshi (MIT Press, 2010).



Hunger and Happiness: Feeding the Hungry, Nourishing Our Souls by L. Shannon Jung (Augsburg Books, 2009).


Global Obligations for the Right to Food edited by George Kent (Rowman & Littlefield, 2008).


Ending Hunger Now: A Challenge to Persons of Faith. By George S.McGovern, Robert J. Dole, and Donald E. Messer (Fortress Press, 2005).


Famine: A Short History by Cormac Ó Gráda (Princeton University Press, 2009).


Food Rules: an eater’s manual by Michael Pollan (Penguin, 2010).



School Food Politics: The Complex Ecology of Hunger and Feeding in Schools Around the Worldby Sarah A. Robert and Marcus B. Weaver-Hightower, (Peter Lang, 2011).


Obesity and the Economics of Prevention: Fit Not Fat by F. Sassi (Edward Elgar, 2010).


The Politics of Food: The Global Conflict between Food Security and Food Sovereignty by William D. Schanbacher (Praeger Security International, 2010).


The Rising of Bread for the World: An Outcry of Citizens against Hunger by Arthur R Simon (Paulist Press, 2009).


Biofuels and the Globalization of Risk: The Biggest Change in the North-South Relationships since Colonialism?. By Smith, James,Ph.D (Palgrave Macmillan, 2010).


Waste: Uncovering the Global Food Scandalby Tristram Stuart (W.W. Norton & Co, 2009).


Enough: Why the World’s Poorest Starve in an Age of Plenty by Roger Thurow and Scott Kilman (Public Affairs, 2009).


Hunger: A Modern History by James Vernon (Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2007).


Exodus from Hunger: We are Called to Change the Politics of Hunger(Westminster John Knox Press, 2010).


All You Can Eat: How Hungry Is America? by Joel Berg (Seven Stories Press, 2008).

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