Books Farmageddon The True Cost of Cheap Meat by Philip Lymbery Paperback, 352 pages, St Martins Pr, List Price: $19.99 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleFarmageddonSubtitleThe True Cost of Cheap MeatAuthorPhilip Lymbery Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon iBooks Independent Booksellers Genres: Nonfiction History & Society Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about Farmageddon Not all cows get to spend their days with soft green grass under hoof. For many, the picture isn't so pretty, according to the book Farmageddon. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Justin Sullivan/Getty Images 13.7: Cosmos And Culture Seeking A Saner Food System, Three Times A Day July 31, 2014 Commentator Barbara J. King says the book Farmageddon offers useful advice on how to take a stand against industrialized animal farming in the fight to forge a better future for our planet.