"Stirring...compelling....Foer brings an invigorating moral clarity to the topic."—Entertainment Weekly
isn't just an anti-meat screed, or an impassioned case for vegetarianism. Instead, Foer tells a story that is part memoir and part investigative report....It's a book that takes America's meat-dominated diet to task."—NPR, All Things Considered"
Foer's aim is not to make your choice, but to inform it. He has done us all a great service, and we, and the animals, owe him our thanks."—Andrew Weil, MD
"Foer's case for ethical vegetarianism is wholly compelling....Eating Animals
is a blend of solid-and discomforting-reportage with fierce advocacy that will make committed carnivores squeal."—Kirkus Reviews
"A work of moral philosophy....The fact that Foer makes me wonder whether I'm being, at best, a hypocrite every time I eat a piece of beef suggests he's completely successful in at least one ambition." —San Francisco Chronicle
"Extraordinarily thoughtful and intelligent." —St. Louis Post-Dispatch
stands as a pop-cultural landmark, destined to be the starting point for a lot of overdue conversations." —Philadelphia Daily News
"For a hot young writer to train his sights on a subject as unpalatable as meat production and consumption takes raw nerve. What makes Eating Animals
so unusual is vegetarian Foer's empathy for human meat eaters, his willingness to let both factory farmers and food reform activists speak for themselves, and his talent for using humor to sweeten a sour argument."—
O, The Oprah Magazine
Über den Autor und weitere Mitwirkende
Jonathan Safran Foer is the author of Everything Is Illuminated
and Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
. His books have been translated into thirty-six languages. Everything Is Illuminated
received a National Jewish Book Award and a Guardian First Book Award, and was made into a film by Liev Schreiber. Foer lives in Brooklyn.