looking for a book

Discussion in 'Vegetarian' started by Elle, Jan 9, 2005.

  1. Elle

    Elle Senior Member

    that has alot of information on the meat industry, vitamins, basically all things vegetarian. I've not been a vegetarian now for even a year yet and I still have alot to learn about the lifestyle I've chosen. Any suggestions before I just head out to the book store?
  2. mrsshf

    mrsshf Member

    Off the top of my head:

    Dominion by Matthew Scully
    Diet for a New America and Food Revolution by John Robbins
    Vegan: The new Ethics of Eating and Meat Market: Animals, Ethics and Money by Erik Marcus
    Becoming Vegan by Vesanto Melina and Brenda Davis
    Fast Food Nation by Eric Schlosser
    Animal Liberation by Peter Singer

    I've read and enjoyed all of them.
  3. Elle

    Elle Senior Member

    Thank you, I'll be sure to check those out. Animal Liberation and Domination I have actually been wanting to read.......
  4. Michio Kushi and Alex jack: Macrobiotic path to totaly heath
  5. Michio Kushi and Alex jack: Macrobiotic path to totaly heath

    sorry for double post
  6. drumminmama

    drumminmama Super Moderator Lifetime Supporter

    hit the library first and see which ones are worth buying.
    Lots of info on line as well. See the FAQ sticky to start.
    A really funny book is The Perfectly Contented Meat-eater's guide to Vegetarianism, written by Mark Warren Reinhardt
    Mark writes/wrote a column on single vegetarians for the Boulder Veg Society. He's hilarious and concise.
  7. drumminmama

    drumminmama Super Moderator Lifetime Supporter

  8. Elle

    Elle Senior Member

    Thanks for the suggestions. Thanks for the link, that was cute.:)
  9. amberfilter

    amberfilter Member

    "Diet for a Small Planet"
    by Frances Moore Lappe

    I am a vegetarian because I don't believe in killing animals. My mother-in law gave
    me this book for christmas, it is an excellent account of why vegetarianism could
    stop world hunger. It is inspirationally written and has alot of neat recipes too.
  10. drumminmama

    drumminmama Super Moderator Lifetime Supporter

    But Robbins uses the same info, so pick the book for its overall info and readability.
    I found Lappe's book a "give away" after a year.
  11. jamaica

    jamaica Member

    a fiction book i like is 'my year of meats' by ruth ozeki (sp?) its kinda cheesy but its a good read and it gives alot of thought on the meat industry
  12. TreePhiend

    TreePhiend Member

    I think the one I like a lot is called "The Rave diet..." and it comes with a DVD called "eating" it is really awsome.

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