The book delves into the question of what we should have for dinner. It explores the paradox of the omnivore's dilemma, detailing the food chains that link farm to table, and explaining how the industrial revolution has changed the way we eat. The book also discusses the implications of our modern diet on our health and the environment, suggesting that we should return to more traditional methods of food production and consumption. It advocates for a more conscious and sustainable approach to eating.
The 893rd greatest book of all time
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This book is on the following lists:
- 55th on The 100 best books of the 21st century (The Guardian)
- 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime (Amazon.com (USA))
- 25 Books to Read Before you Die: 21st Century (Powell's Books)
- The 10 Best Books Through Time (New York Times)