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Chatting with Michael Pollan of The Omnivore’s Dilemma

Keep your eyes peeled in October for the release of Michael Pollan’s follow up to The Omnivore’s Dilemma, a young reader’s edition. The new version will be a bit more…

The Omnivore’s Dilemma

…alive through what he’s feeling and thinking. He is a master at drawing back to reveal the greater issues. At one point in his new book, “The Omnivore’s Dilemma,” he…

The Omnivore’s Dilemma

…the wild boar and mushroom hunting are excellent ponderings about “the omnivore’s dilemma”–i.e., what should we eat? This question, coupled with the conflicting messages Americans receive about health and weight…

Michael Pollan on The Omnivore’s Dilemma

In his new book, The Omnivore’s Dilemma, journalist and writer Michael Pollan argues that many Americans suffer from a national eating disorder based on super-sized, corn-fed diets. Listen to the…

The Omnivore’s Dilemma

…we hunt, gather, or grow ourselves? The omnivore’s dilemma has returned with a vengeance, as the cornucopia of the modern American supermarket and fast-food outlet confronts us with a bewildering…

The Omnivore’s Dilemma: Young Readers Edition

…with updated facts, plenty of photos, graphs, and visuals, as well as a new afterword and backmatter, The Omnivore’s Dilemma serves up a bold message to the generation that needs…

The Omnivore’s Dilemma: The Secrets Behind What You Eat

Based on Pollan’s best-selling adult book of the same title, this (slightly) shortened version will appeal to thoughtful, socially responsible teens. The book is divided into four sections: “The Industrial…

The Omnivore’s Dilemma: The Secrets Behind What You Eat

Originally written for adults and now adapted for teens, this “must read” tells you much of what you need to know about the foods you put into your body on…

The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals

Pollan (The Botany of Desire) examines what he calls “our national eating disorder” (the Atkins craze, the precipitous rise in obesity) in this remarkably clearheaded book. It’s a fascinating journey…

It’s All Storytelling: An Interview with Michael Pollan

…(1991), A Place of My Own: The Education of an Amateur Builder (1997), The Botany of Desire: A Plant’s-Eye View of the World (2001), and The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural…