Jonathan Safran Foer

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6.45-8.15pm | Wednesday 19 January 2011
Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE

Speaker
Jonathan Safran Foer, author of Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close and Everything Is Illuminated, which won the National Jewish Book Award and The Guardian First Book Award.

Chair
Kristina Musholt, LSE Fellow, Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method and Deputy Director of the Forum for European Philosophy

Eating Animals is an exhaustively-argued account of one man’s decade-long struggle with vegetarianism. Part memoir, part expos√©, the book examines the topics of factory farming and commercial fisheries and explores the cultural significance of food.