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The Omnivore's Dilemma by Michael Pollan
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Feb 22, 2009

really liked it
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Read in April, 2009

I rarely read nonfiction, but I am very interested in food, so I listened to this. It is one of the most thought-provoking books I've ever read, and will indeed make me change my ideas about food and the way I actually eat. I'm pretty conscious of food, I help grow it, I try to only eat organic, I freeze and can home-grown produce, but this book gives me impetus to work even harder at it.
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message 1: by Ellen (new)

Ellen Hi Sherry. If you liked this book, you might also like Barbara Kingsolver's Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life. Her husband and daughter also contributed to the book. I loved it. It's about the "locavore" philosophy -- their family experimented for a year with eating and drinking only locally grown products. Although it's nonfiction, it's a very easy and interesting read. I give out very few five-star reviews, but this book earned that in my view.


Sherry I have that book on my Kindle, and do plan on reading it soon. Thanks.


message 3: by Ellen (new)

Ellen Good! I'll be curious to learn if you enjoy it as much as I did.


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