Thoughts on Food
Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation
Cooking made us human, and continues to remind us of what that means.
Our species can barely handle the present day: how the hell are we going to handle the future?
The Omnivore’s Dilemma
What should we eat?
The Windup Girl
If our species doesn't survive, it will be because we didn't deserve to.
Guns, Germs, and Steel
Europe's conquest of much of the world was due not to any innate superiority, but rather the region's disproportionate share of the world's grain and domesticable animal species, which supported a larger non-farming class of soldiers and engineers and turned the people themselves into biological weapons.
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