Victoria Lee is assistant professor of the history of science and technology at Ohio University. She is a 2020–’21 fellow at the Institut d’études avancées de Paris. Her book, The Arts of the Microbial World: Fermentation Science in Twentieth-Century Japan, is forthcoming from the University of Chicago Press in fall 2021.
Gods of Small Things
Victoria Lee reviews "Soju: A Global History" and "The Probiotic Planet: Using Life to Manage Life."...