Mark Kurlansky
Mark Kurlansky

Mark Kurlansky is the New York Times–best-selling author of 24 books, including Cod, Salt, 1968: The Year That Rocked the World, The Big Oyster, The Last Fish Tale, The Food of a Younger Land, The Eastern Stars, and Edible Stories. He lives in New York City.

July 17 2013 7:30 AMHow Martha and the Vandellas Started “Dancing in the Street”The backstory of a Motown song that defined a generation.
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Nov. 29 2015 9:02 PM Claimed When Castro took power, Americans fled Cuba and left a lot of property behind. Now the claims on these contested holdings—land, buildings, cars and more—are exciting speculators and could stand in the way of reconciliation.