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Omnivore's Dilemma, Book Club on Sunday

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Our book for the month of August is, "The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals," by Michael Pollan. Discussion to be led by Beth Cooper



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The Omnivore's Dilemma Aug. 12, 2007, 4:00 p.m.

The RET Skeptic Book Club meets at Barnes and Noble Bookseller, on Kingston Pike just west of the West Town shopping mall.

Our book for the month of August is, "The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals," by Michael Pollan. Discussion to be led by Beth Cooper

From Publishers Weekly:
Reviewed by Pamela Kaufman)
Pollan examines what he calls "our national eating disorder" (the Atkins craze, the precipitous rise in obesity) in this remarkably clearheaded book. It's a fascinating journey up and down the food chain, one that might change the way you read the label on a frozen dinner, dig into a steak or decide whether to buy organic eggs. You'll certainly never look at a Chicken McNugget the same way again. Pollan approaches his mission not as an activist but as a naturalist: "The way we eat represents our most profound engagement with the natural world." ...





Posted by pking
Aug. 06, 2007