About this book
Now in paperback: Maria Balinska's captivating cultural history of the bagel and its journey through the centuries. "Balinska gives readers plenty to chew on. . . . Thoroughly entertaining."-Dara Horn, Wall Street Journal
Charts the long history of the Jewish bread, from 17th century Poland to middle America.
Tells the remarkable story of the bagel's journey from the tables of seventeenth-century Poland to the freezers of middle America, a story of often surprising connections between a cheap market-day snack and centuries of Polish, Jewish, and American history.
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