Eating Animals

Recommended by Louise Gray, and 1 others. See all reviews

Ranked #3 in Vegetarian, Ranked #3 in Veganismsee more rankings.

Jonathan Safran Foer spent much of his life oscillating between enthusiastic carnivore and occasional vegetarian. Once he started a family, the moral dimensions of food became increasingly important.
Faced with the prospect of being unable to explain why we eat some animals and not others, Foer set out to explore the origins of many eating traditions and the fictions involved with creating them. Traveling to the darkest corners of our dining habits, Foer raises the unspoken question behind every fish we eat, every chicken we fry, and every burger we grill.
Part memoir and...

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Louise Gray It’s a really powerful book and I know many people who it has made vegetarian. (Source)

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