The Omnivore's Dilemma by Michael Pollan

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 1682nd greatest book of all time


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Total Points: 463

Since this book was first published in 2006, there is a penalty of 51.2%. The age adjusted score is 225.94.

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