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Michael Pollan is a contributing writer for "The New York Times Magazine" as well as a contributing editor at "Harper's" magazine. He is the author of two prize-winning books: "Second Nature: A Gardener's Education" and "A Place of My Own: The Education of an Amateur Builder." Pollan lives in Connecticut with his wife and son. (Publisher Provided) Michael Pollan was born in 1955 and raised on Long Island, NY. He received his B.A. in English from Bennington College in 1977 and his Masters, also in English, from Columbia University, in 1981. He is the author of Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation, as well as 5 New York Times bestselling books: Food Rules: An Eater's Manual, In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto, The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals. The Botany of Desire: A Plant's-Eye View of the World and Ho wto Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us about Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence. (Bowker Author Biography) — biography from The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals… (more)
Food Rules: An Eater's Manual (Author) 2,823 copies, 108 reviews
Second Nature: A Gardener's Education 1,493 copies, 31 reviews
This Is Your Mind on Plants 518 copies, 15 reviews
Food, Inc 20 copies
Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat: Mastering the Elements of Good Cooking (Foreword, some editions) 2,032 copies, 21 reviews
The New Kings of Nonfiction (Contributor) 719 copies, 23 reviews
Bringing It to the Table: On Farming and Food (Introduction) 387 copies, 4 reviews
The Best American Essays 2003 (Contributor) 305 copies, 1 review
We Made a Garden (Introduction, some editions) 160 copies, 6 reviews
Twelve Recipes (Foreword) 148 copies, 3 reviews
The Best American Essays 1990 (Contributor) 114 copies
Food, Inc. [2008 film] (Narrator) 77 copies, 6 reviews

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