Marsha's Reviews > The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals

The Omnivore's Dilemma by Michael Pollan
Rate this book
Clear rating

's review
Apr 27, 2012

liked it
bookshelves: education, non-fiction, owned-books
Read in August, 2011 — I own a copy

Quick, tell me. Where did your steak come from? What was used to make your tomato that bright cherry red—in December? Do you know what they’re planning on feeding domesticated salmon? What’s the most common crop in the United States? If you’re not sure or if you shrugged your shoulders thinking “Who cares?” then this book will have some disturbing, possibly scary, answers for you. Well written, incisive and probing about the provenance of food, Mr. Pollan explores why it’s not so easy to decide what to eat at the table in the modern world.

Sign into Goodreads to see if any of your friends have read The Omnivore's Dilemma.
Sign In »

No comments have been added yet.