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1 edition of Sweetness #9 found in the catalog.

Sweetness #9

a novel

by Stephan Eirik Clark

  • 162 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Families,
  • Sweeteners,
  • Weight gain,
  • Food industry and trade,
  • Eating disorders,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesSweetness number nine, Sweetness number 9
    StatementStephan Eirik Clark
    The Physical Object
    Pagination336, 11 pages ;
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26480683M
    ISBN 100316278777
    ISBN 109780316278775
    OCLC/WorldCa898087392

    Novel. It's , and David has landed his dream job as a Flavorist-in-Training, working in the secretive industry where chemists create the flavors for everything from the cherry in your soda, to the butter on your popcorn. But instead of blowing the whistle on a dangerous sweetner, he remains silent. Years later his family is suffering the side effects from this product. In the opening pages of Sweetness #9, Stephan Eirik Clark's madcap first novel, narrator David Leveraux reveals his phobia: "Monkeys by any name.I feel their presence like a cold finger pressed into the base of the spine." Which is unfortunate, since David works in a factory where squalling chimps are dosed with artificial flavors to gauge their toxicity.

    The tension between wanting to enjoy what we have and finding ourselves unable to do so is the subject of Sweetness #9, the first novel by Stephan Eirik Levereaux is a young graduate of the food science program at Rutgers who has started work at Goldstein, Olivetti, and Dark, “an industry giant” in food and flavor development.   Sweetness #9 is a fictional book that focuses on the food industry and explores the impact of additives (in the book they focus on flavour enhancers and artificial colouring) and sweeteners, but the book also touches on issues around food regulation, the approval process and the nature of modern life that leads to the demand for processed, easy.

      Directed by Zeresenay Mehari. With Dakota Fanning, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Kunal Nayyar, Wunmi Mosaku. Based on the novel by Camilla Gibb, Lilly is an English child abandoned in Africa, forced to flee Ethiopia for England amid civil war. There she befriends Amina, an Ethiopian refugee, and they begin a mission to reunite scattered families/10(). The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie is a mystery by Alan Bradley published in Set in the English countryside in , it features Flavia de Luce, an year-old amateur sleuth who pulls herself away from her beloved chemistry lab in .


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Sweetness #9 should have been a book that I loved. For one thing, Im a huge fan of Food Inc and I cant get enough of food documentaries in general.

Ive also read books about this topic too, including Fast Food Nation which is mentioned in the synopsis for Sweetness #/5. "Sweetness #9 is that rare thing: an intelligent page-turner.

Read this book for its whip-smart prose, its thoughtful characters, and its sharp observations about the synthetic (and authentic) aspects of modern life."/5(52). The information about Sweetness #9 shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks.

In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this. " Sweetness #9 is a surprisingly gentle story about the passage of time, and Clark leads us through the years to a poignant ending that satisfyingly pulls at the heart.

For a story about artificial sweeteners, and trying to understand where to draw the line between the confusion of the head and the gut, it's fully rewarding/5(4). “Sweetness #9” is mostly played for laughs, and Clark has good comic instincts, for both vérité details (there’s something inherently funny about the phrase “Sprague-Dawley rats.

'Sweetness #9' Satirizes Food Wars And Artificial America Fresh Air Aug • The novel is about a flavor chemist who tests a sweetener on lab rats and monkeys and finds side effects the Author: Stephan Eirik Clark. Stephan Eirik Clark's new novel, Sweetness #9, got the "Colbert bump," which means Stephen Colbert asked his viewers to use an independent bookseller to pre-order the Hachette book, rather than.

Buy this book David eventually finds another job, but hides his past dealings with Sweetness #9 from his vegan daughter, as well as his fast-food-enthusiast son, until the truth must be told. Free 2-day shipping. Buy Sweetness #9: A Novel at (10).

"Sweetness #9 is a surprisingly gentle story about the passage of time, and Clark leads us through the years to a poignant ending that satisfyingly pulls at the heart.

For a story about artificial sweeteners, and trying to understand where to draw the line between the confusion of the head and the gut, it's fully rewarding. It'sand David Leveraux is a young and ambitious flavor chemist working at a world-renowned flavor-production house.

While testing a new artificial sweetener--Sweetness #he notices some unsettling side effects in the laboratory rats and monkeys: anxiety, obesity, mutism, and a general dissatisfaction with life.

Get this from a library. Sweetness #9: a novel. [Stephan Eirik Clark] -- "It'sand David Leveraux is a young and ambitious flavor chemist working at a world-renowned flavor-production house.

While testing a new artificial sweetener--Sweetness #he notices some. Sweetness #9 was one of the best books ever. The writing is elegant and concise, the story is compelling and beautifully told. Cleaver, witty, and thought provoking, the writer has woven a tale that spans decades yet feels perfect for the present day.

"Sweetness #9 is a surprisingly gentle story about the passage of time, and Clark leads us through the years to a poignant ending that satisfyingly pulls at the heart.

For a story about artificial sweeteners, and trying to understand where to draw the line between the confusion of the head and the gut, it's fully rewarding. If you are free, we would advertise Sweetness #9 as our OneConference, OneBook title.

Please let me know if you are interested in attending as a Speaker and what your fee is. Congratulations on the success of your novel. Years later, Sweetness #9 is America\'s most popular sweetener--and David\'s family is changing.

His wife is gaining weight, his son has stopped using verbs, and his daughter suffers from a generalized dissatisfaction with life. Is Sweetness #9 to blame, along with David\'s failure to stop it.

Or are these just symptoms of the American condition. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

A social satire raises spooky questions about food additives. "The brain is like the Amazon, Leveraux. Ten steps in and we're lost." So flavorist-in-training David Leveraux is told by his boss when he reveals his worries about the obesity and depression of the animals on whom he's testing a new artificial sweetener, Sweetness #: Stephan Eirik Clark.

Years later, Sweetness #9 is America's most popular sweetener -- and David's family is changing. His wife is gaining weight, his son has stopped using verbs, and his daughter suffers from a generalized dissatisfaction with life.

Is Sweetness #9 to blame, along with David's failure to stop it. Or are these just symptoms of the American condition?2/5. The innocent white packet spilling forth bright-pink sweetener on the cover of Stephan Eirik Clark’s debut novel, Sweetness #9, seems too insubstantial to bear the weight of an entire narrative; but as the book's epigraph from Ronald Reagan unnervingly notes, "All great change in America begins at the dinner table."The story of one artificial sweetener proves to Author: Claire Fallon.

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About Sweetness and Lightning 9. A single dad, a little girl, and a quirky teenager learn about food’s power to help people grow and love! “This season’s number one feel-good anime!

Grade A.” -Anime News Network “A beautifully drawn story about comfort food and family and grief, it’s a delightful read.

Recommended.” -Otaku USA. I got this book for free using netgalley but I promise all opinions are my very own! Sweetness #9 ISBN: by Stephan Eirik Clark Published by Little, Brown on August 19th Genres: Dystopian, Family Life, Fiction, Humorous, Literary, Satire Pages: Source: netgalley Goodreads.

Fast Food Nation meets The Corrections in the brilliant literary debut 5/5.