Chopsticks have become a quintessential part of the Japanese,
Chinese and Korean culinary experience across the globe, with more
than one fifth of the world's population using them daily to eat.
In this vibrant, highly original account of the history of
chopsticks, Q. Edward Wang charts their evolution from a simple
eating implement in ancient times to their status as a much more
complex, cultural symbol today. Opening in the Neolithic Age, at