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In Conversation: Michael Pollan and Adam Platt

Since publishing The Omnivore’s Dilemma in 2006, Michael Pollan has become an ethical-eating guru, pointing the way toward conscientious consumption for a generation devoted more and more to the cult of food. A few weeks ahead of a new book, Cooked, he talks to Adam Platt about his love for TV dinners, the magic of homemade kimchee, and

Michael Pollan, The American genius

This month Michael Pollan, now succeeding Francis Moore Lappé as the most prolific and influential public intellectual teacher, writer and speaker in the USA on the web of topics that include the environment, agriculture, food, industry, society and nutrition, publishes his new book Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation. To public health and nutrition professionals

Santa Cruz, CA

Book talk and signing at Bookshop Santa Cruz, 7 pm.

Petaluma, CA

Copperfield’s Books & Music event at The Seed Bank, 7pm.

El Cerrito, CA

Book talk and signing at Barnes and Noble, 7pm.

Portland, OR

Powell’s Book event at the Newmark Theatre, 7:30pm.

Saint Louis, MO

Left Bank Books event at the Skip Viragh Center for the Arts, Chaminade College Preparatory School, 7 pm.

Corte Madera, CA

Book Passage talk at Dominican University, 7:00 PM.

Kansas City, MO

Rainy Day Books talk at Unity Temple, 7:00 PM

Denver, CO

Tattered Cover talk with Denver U. College Enrichment Program (University of Denver, Sturm Hall), 7:00 PM