Michael Pollan http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Michael Pollan Takes To The Kitchen In ‘Cooked’ http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/michael-pollan-takes-kitchen-cooked <p>UC Berkeley Journalism Professor Michael Pollan has devoted a good deal of his career to examining the food we eat in today’s society and the hazards of much of it.&nbsp; Four of his books are New York Times Bestsellers and have received many other accolades: <em>Food Rules: An Eater’s Manual</em>, <em>In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto</em>, <em>The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals </em>and <em>The Botany of Desire: A Plant’s-Eye View of the World</em>.</p> Mon, 13 May 2013 22:00:57 +0000 Mary Edwards, Alex Heuer & Don Marsh 26355 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Michael Pollan Takes To The Kitchen In ‘Cooked’ Analyzing what we eat: a conversation with author and food activist Michael Pollan http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/analyzing-what-we-eat-conversation-author-and-food-activist-michael-pollan <p>Michael Pollan thinks of himself as a writer, professor&hellip;and eater.&nbsp; But many people would call him a food activist. The author of controversial books like <em>The Ominvore&rsquo;s Dilemma </em>and <em>In Defense of Food</em>, Pollan is known for his vivid critiques of industrial agriculture and the modern American diet.</p> Tue, 24 Jan 2012 12:35:00 +0000 Véronique LaCapra 2919 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Analyzing what we eat: a conversation with author and food activist Michael Pollan