Aug 13, 2014
His four New York Times best sellers - The Botany of Desire, The Omnivore's Dilemma, In Defense of Food, and Food Rules - display his knack for expressing complex ideas with brevity. "Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants." is a mantra tattooed on the arms and minds of activists concerned with nutrition and ecology, economics and agricultural policy, and really good pie. It is his ability to see the diverse implications of what ends up on our plates that makes his work so engaging.