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January 2010 Selection: In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto
By: Michael Pollan
Copyright: 2008


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About the Book:

Michael Pollan's lastbook , The Omnivore's Dilemma, launched a national conversation about the American way of eating.

Now, In Defense of Food shows us how to change it, one meal at a time.

Pollan proposes a new answer to the question of what we should eat that comes down to seven simple but liberating words: Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants. Pollan's bracing and eloquent manifesto shows us how we can start making thoughtful food choices that will enrich our lives, enlarge our sense of what it means to be healthy, and bring pleasure back to eating.

Related Web sites:

Author's official site for the book

Wikipedia page for the book

NPR article about this book

Publisher's official page for the book

Slate review of this book


If You Like In Defense of Food, Try:

The Omnivore's Dilemma
By: Michael Pollan. 2006.

Food Rules: An Eater's Manual
By: Michael Pollan. 2009.

Second Nature: A Gardener's Education
By: Michael Pollan. 2003.

The Botany of Desire: A Plant's-Eye View of the World
By: Michael Pollan. 2001.

Animal, Vegetable, Miracle
By: Barbara Kingsolver. 2007.


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