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2007/2008 Lectures

Michael Pollan (2008 Season)

Thu, Jan 17, 2008 @ 8:00 PM, Campbell Hall OLD

In Defense of Food – An Eater’s Manifesto


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“[Pollan’s] approach is steeped in honesty and self-awareness. His cause is just, his thinking is clear, and his writing is compelling.” The Washington Post

“Eat Food. Not too much. Mostly plants.” These words to live by from the award-winning author of The Omnivore's Dilemma resonate at the heart of Pollan’s newest work In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto. He considers what science does and does not know about diet and health, proposing a new way of thinking about food that is informed by ecology and tradition. The Knight Professor of Journalism at UC Berkeley, Pollan is a regular contributor to The New York Times Magazine.

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