The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals

The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals

by Michael Pollan

What may at first glance appear to be a simple choice--that is, what we decide to eat when we're feeling hungry--is a actually a decision with profound consequences for ourselves and the world at large. Why is deciding what to eat a question that fills us with confusion and anxiety? Why is this choice a "dilemma" at all? Pollan's eye-opening analysis of American food culture unveils what he describes as a "national eating disorder," and he warns against the dangers of continuing on this treacherous path.