In Defense of Food

In Defense of Food

An Eater's Manifesto

By Michael Pollan; Scott Brick (Read by)

Penguin Audio, Compact Disc, 9780143142744

Publication Date: January 2008


What to eat, what not to eat, and how to think about health: a manifesto for our times.

About the Author

Michael Pollan is the author of five books: Second Nature, A Place of My Own, The Botany of Desire, which received the Borders Original Voices Award for the best nonfiction work of 2001 and was recognized as a best book of the year by the American Booksellers Association and Amazon, and the national bestellers, The Omnivore's Dilemma, and In Defense of Food.

A longtime contributing writer to The New York Times Magazine, Pollan is also the Knight Professor of Journalism at UC Berkeley. His writing on food and agriculture has won numerous awards, including the Reuters/World Conservation Union Global Award in Environmental Journalism, the James Beard Award, and the Genesis Award from the American Humane Association.