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Part memoir and Section investigative record, Eating Animals is the groundbreaking ethical exam of vegetarianism, farming, and the meals we consume each day that impressed the documentary of the similar identify.

Bestselling writer Jonathan Safran Foer spent so much of his lifestyles oscillating among enthusiastic carnivore and low vegetarian. For years he used to be content material to reside with uncertainty approximately his personal nutritional possible choices however as soon as he began a circle of relatives, the ethical dimensions of meals turned into increasingly more essential.

Confronted with the chance of being not able to provide an explanation for why we consume a few animals and now not others, Foer got down to discover the origins of many consuming traditions and the fictions concerned with growing them. Touring to the darkest corners of our eating behavior, Foer increases the unstated query in the back of each and every fish we consume, each and every hen we fry, and each and every burger we grill.

Section memoir and Section investigative record, Eating Animals is a e book that, within the phrases of the Los Angeles Times, puts Jonathan Safran Foer “on the desk with our best philosophers” -and a will have to-learn for someone who cares approximately construction a extra humane and wholesome international.