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Eating Animals

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From the bestselling author of Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close andEverything is Illuminated:Discover the mind-blowing, life-changing book which revolutionised the way we think about meat - coming soon as a major documentary film by Natalie PortmanEating Animals is the single most original book about food written this century. It will change the way you think and change the way you eat. For good. Whether you're doing veganuary, trying to cut back on animal consumption, or a lifelong meat-eater, you need to read this book.'Universally compelling. Jonathan Safran Foer's book changed me' - Natalie Portman'Moving, disturbing, should be compulsory reading. A genuine masterwork. Read this book. It will change you' Time Out'If you eat meat and fish, you should read this book. Even if you don't, you should. It might bring the beginning of a change of heart about all living things' Joanna Lumley'Gripping, breathtaking, original. A brilliant synthesis of argument, science and storytelling. One of the finest books ever written on the subject of eating animals' TLS'Shocking, incandescent, brilliant' The Times'Horrifying, eloquent, timely' Spectator
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Product details

  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 21mm | 245g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 2 ed
  • 014103193X
  • 9780141031934
  • 32,396

About Jonathan Safran Foer

Jonathan Safran Foer is the author of Everything Is Illuminated, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, Eating Animals and Here I Am. He has also edited a new modern edition of the sacred Jewish Haggadah. Everything Is Illuminated won several literary prizes, including the National Jewish Book Award and the Guardian First Book Award. He edited the anthology A Convergence of Birds: Original Fiction and Poetry Inspired by the Work of Joseph Cornell, and his stories have been published in the Paris Review, Conjunctions and the New Yorker. Jonathan Safran Foer teaches Creative Writing at New York University.
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A spirited, emotional and well-researched investigation into what our taste for flesh really means * Observer * Deserves a place at the table with our greatest philosophers * Los Angeles Times * Shocking, incandescent, brilliant * The Times * Everyone who eats flesh should read this book -- Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall Extremely smart and incredibly curious * Vanity Fair * Gripping, horrible, wonderful, breathtaking, original. A brilliant synthesis of argument, science and storytelling. One of the finest books ever written on the subject of eating animals -- The Times Literary Supplement
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A spirited, emotional and well-researched investigation into what our taste for flesh really means Observer
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48,667 ratings
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This book will change your life and your attitude towards eating meat forever. Factory and industrial farming is the way the world is going. Count me out! I've worked in a pig "farm" before sadly and the abuse is horrendous. This book reminded me of how bad it was.show more
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