New Book Looks at Honey Trade Worldwide Honey of a Book Tells Sticky, Sweet Tale Otago Daily Times New Zealand), 5/31/2008Message 1 of 1 , May 31, 2008View Source
New Book Looks at Honey Trade Worldwide
Honey of a Book Tells Sticky, Sweet Tale
Otago Daily Times New Zealand), 5/31/2008
THE HONEY SPINNER: On the trail of ancient honey, vanishing bees and the politics of liquid gold
Pier 9, pbk, $40
Review by Charmian Smith
There is a trend for authors to trace certain products around the world, writing a sort of travel book, memoir, history and exploration of a topic all rolled into one.
Australian journalist Grace Pundyk picks honey and honeybees as her topic, and follows them along the sticky road from Yemen to Australia, from Borneo to China and through the big honey-packing businesses in the United Kingdom and United States.
It is not all sweetness and light, despite the heavenly wild honeys she discovers along the way