‘Grocery’ is Michael Ruhlman’s exploration of the grocery store as an idea and institution

There’s a growing shelf of books about everyday things that an enterprising author makes us see anew. To name a few personal favorites: Eric Schlosser’s seminal “Fast Food Nation” (2001), which pulled back the curtain on the true cost of a drive-through hamburger; Elizabeth Royte’s “Garbage Land” (2005), which introduced us [...]