The Garden of Eating: Food, Sex, and the Hunger for Meaning
As eating has become increasingly eroticized, politicized, fetishized, and heavily burdened with moral significance, Americans worry more about weight, calories, and cholesterol, as well as environmental, human, and animal exploitation, carcinogens, chemicals, tampering, and more. This wise and witty book urges readers to recognize food guilt appropriately and tells how to...more
Hardcover, 202 pages
Published August 28th 1996 by Pub Overstock Unlimited Inc
(first published August 1996)
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As I was reading this book, I began to think, "this used to be an interesting essay that Iggers lengthened into a book." The ideas are fascinating, but as I read on, they seemed very repetetive. Statistics were given, but not explained; examples were repeated; and ideas were not yet fully ripe. It was thought-provoking, but not inspiring.