Eating Animals

by Jonathan Safran Foer

NOW A FEATURE DOCUMENTARY FILM NARRATED BY NATALIE PORTMAN

From the bestselling author of the essential new 2019 book on animal agriculture and climate crisis: We are the Weather

Discover Jonathan Safran Foer's eye-opening and life-changing account of the meat we eat

'Should be compulsory reading. A genuine masterwork. Read this book. It will change you' Time Out

'Shocking, incandescent, brilliant' The Times

'Everyone who eats flesh should read this book' Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

'Universally compelling. Jonathan Safran Foer's book changed me' Natalie Portman

'Gripping [and] original. A brilliant synthesis of argument, science and storytelling. One of the finest books ever written on the subject of eating animals' Times Literary Supplement

'Horrifying, eloquent, timely' Spectator

'If you eat meat and fish, you should read this book. Even if you don't, you should. It might bring the beginning of a change of heart about all living things' Joanna Lumley

Eating Animals is the most original and urgent book on the subject of food written this century. It will change the way you think, and change the way you eat. For good.

Whether you're flirting with veganuary, trying to cut back on animal consumption, or a lifelong meat-eater, you need to read this book.

  • Penguin Books Ltd; March 2010
  • ISBN: 9780141932651
  • Read online, or download in secure ePub format
  • Title: Eating Animals
  • Author: Jonathan Safran Foer
  • Imprint: Penguin

About The Author

Jonathan Safran Foer is the author of Everything Is Illuminated, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, Eating Animals and Here I Am. He has also edited a new modern edition of the sacred Jewish Haggadah. Everything Is Illuminated won several literary prizes, including the National Jewish Book Award and the Guardian First Book Award. He edited the anthology A Convergence of Birds: Original Fiction and Poetry Inspired by the Work of Joseph Cornell, and his stories have been published in the Paris Review, Conjunctions and the New Yorker. Jonathan Safran Foer teaches Creative Writing at New York University.