Author Archive

My Tragic Encounter With James Taylor’s Pig

The summer of 1971 was drawing to a close, and I had a large and growing problem: Kosher, my pet pig. I was 16, and the pig had been a poorly-thought-through joke gift from my father.

Grass Valley, CA

The Center for the Arts, 8 pm

Charlotte, NC

The Learning Society of Queens, Queens University, Dana Auditorium, 8:15 pm

Tempe, AZ

Flinn Foundation Centennial Lecture, Tempe Center for the Arts, 8:00 pm

Gambier, OH

Following his Wednesday evening lecture, Michael Pollan will engage in a Common Hour conversation about his work. Peirce Hall Lounge, Kenyon College, 11:10am.

Gambier, OH

“How Cooking Can Change Your Life,” Kenyon College, Rosse Hall Auditorium, 7:30 pm

Guelph, Ontario, CANADA

Eden Mills Writers Festival, Food for Thought with Michael Pollan & Sarah Elton in Rozanski Hall, 1:00 PM EDT.  

Podcast and video of Michael Pollan’s talk at the Sydney Opera House.

A podcast and video of Michael Pollan’s 2012 talk at the Sydney Opera House. Click here for podcast. Click here for video.

Cooked by Michael Pollan, review

It’s not often that a life-changing book falls into one’s lap. Especially, it has to be said, with “The New York Times No 1 Bestseller” splashed across the front. Yet Michael Pollan’s Cooked is one of them. One it’s impossible to read and not act on.

Toronto, Canada

The Cookbook Store event on-stage at Isabel Bader Theatre in conversation with CBC Metro Morning Host Matt Galloway, 7 pm