FORA.tv Speaker - Michael Pollan

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Biography

Michael Pollan is the author of The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals, a New York Times bestseller.

His previous books include The Botany of Desire: A Plant's-Eye View of the World (2001); A Place of My Own (1997); and Second Nature (1991). A contributing writer to The New York Times Magazine, Pollan is the recipient of numerous journalistic awards, including the James Beard Award for best magazine series in 2003 and the Reuters-I.U.C.N. 2000 Global Award for Environmental Journalism.

Pollan served for many years as executive editor of Harper's Magazine and is now the Knight Professor of Science and Environmental Journalism at UC Berkeley. His articles have been anthologized in Best American Science Writing 2004, Best American Essays 2003, and the Norton Book of Nature Writing.

8 Programs

Michael Pollan: Food Rules for Healthy People and Planet

06.07.10 | 00:39:44 min | 4 comments

Referendum on the Jewish Deli Menu

02.09.10 | 01:08:35 min | 4 comments

Michael Pollan on Food Rules: An Eater's Manual

01.23.10 | 01:08:36 min | 20 comments

Farm City: Novella Carpenter with Michael Pollan

06.18.09 | 01:12:31 min | 8 comments

Michael Pollan: Deep Agriculture

05.05.09 | 01:26:14 min | 8 comments

Building a Slow Food Nation (1 of 2)

08.30.08 | 01:21:26 min | 1 comment

Building a Slow Food Nation (2 of 2)

08.30.08 | 00:53:24 min | 1 comment

Slow Food Nation: Re-Localizing Food

08.29.08 | 01:27:52 min | 2 comments