Quicklet on Michael Pollan's The Omnivore's Dilemma

Quicklet on Michael Pollan's The Omnivore's Dilemma

by Lily McNeil
     
 

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Michael Pollan is an author, journalist and a professor of science and environmental journalism at the University of California, Berkeley. He has written many books, articles and essays on the American food system and sustainable agriculture.

He is also the author of “Food Rules: An Eater’s…  See more details below

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Michael Pollan is an author, journalist and a professor of science and environmental journalism at the University of California, Berkeley. He has written many books, articles and essays on the American food system and sustainable agriculture.

He is also the author of “Food Rules: An Eater’s Manual,” “In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto,” “The Botany of Desire: A Plant's-Eye View of the World,” “A Place of My Own,” and “Second Nature.” Pollan is the recipient of numerous journalistic awards, including the James Beard Award for best magazine series in 2003, and the Reuters-I.U.C.N. 2000 Global Award for Environmental Journalism. Pollan has served as executive editor of Harper's Magazine, and his articles appear in the “Best American Science Writing,” “Best American Essays” and the “Norton Book of Nature Writing” anthologies.

“The Omnivore’s Dilemma,” first published in 2006, was named 1 of the 10 best books of the year by the New York Times Book Review. It won the James Beard Book Award for Writing on Food, and in 2007 was a finalist of the National Book Critics Circle Award. The book can be found in hardback, paperback and e-book editions, as well as audiobook. There is also a young readers edition available. The documentary film, “Food, Inc.” is partially based upon this book.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940013992757
Publisher:
Hyperink
Publication date:
02/18/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
548 KB

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Lily is very close to finishing her Ph.D. at the University of Oxford. She also has an utterly non-lucrative Masters of Fine Arts in poetry. "Lily McNeil" is used as a pseudonym at the author's request.

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