In Defense of Food

An Eater's Manifesto

by Michael Pollan

In Defense of Food

Hardcover, 244 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $21.95 | purchase

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Book Summary

The best-selling author of The Omnivore's Dilemma cites the reasons why people have become so confused about their dietary choices, counseling readers on the importance of enjoyable moderate eating of mostly traditional plant foods. 200,000 first printing.

Awards and Recognition

James Beard Award (2009)

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