Michael Pollan
Omnivoracious Editor
Michael Pollan is the author, most recently, of In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto. His previous book, The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals, was named one of the ten best books of 2006 by the New York Times and the Washington Post. It also won the California Book Award, the Northern California Book Award, the James Beard Award for best food writing, and was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. His website is www.michaelpollan.com

Recent posts by Michael


Vote with Your Forks! (Guest Blogger: Michael Pollan)

As this guest blog comes to an end this week, so does my book tour in support of In Defense of Food, so I thought I'd leave you with a few observations from the road. After speaking in places as different as New York and Indianapolis, Toronto and Louisville, Philadelphia...

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Your Comments and Food Haikus (Guest Blogger: Michael Pollan)

Thanks for the many provocative posts this week, especially the thoughtful comments on the challenges of eating well when we’re feeling so stretched, both for time and money. Yes, there are people who can’t possibly invest any more time or money in their food, but before deciding that describes you,...

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Table Talk, Take Two (Guest Blogger: Michael Pollan)

Readers: Thanks for all your posts, which were full of interesting comments and provocations—but not a whole lot of new eating algorithms, I must say. I await more of those. There were a lot of interesting posts on the challenge of eating well on a budget, as well as some...

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Table Talk (Guest Blogger: Michael Pollan)

I'm delighted to have this opportunity to engage with you about my new book, In Defense of Food. Anyone who's had a chance to read it--or even just glance at the cover--knows that the book is my attempt to help readers navigate what has become a treacherous food landscape, made...

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