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Now a Feature Documentary Film Narrated by Natalie Portman.

From the best-selling 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.       

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 listen to this book.

©2019 Jonathan Safran Foer (P)2019 Penguin Audio

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"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)

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Truly enlightening.

I loved this book. I had a rough, narrow view of the meat industry, and now I feel like I know so much more. This book persuaded me to become a vegetarian. I'm glad I know what is actually happening to these animals; these facts should be more widely known.

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Interesting & insightful but sometimes too simple.

Full of eye opening information and moral perspectives that even I a long time vegan didn't know about, but this book often fails to grasp the connection between all of animal agriculture and negative impacts it has on our society. Every level of animal agriculture is damaging to our health, our planet and the animals, whereas if you read this book you could be forgiven for thinking only factory farms were the problem which is simply not true. Still it's a valuable book and I imagine would have an impact upon people new to the idea of vegetarianism or veganism.

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Life changing

I have been listening to this book over 5 months. Through each chapter I found myself looking at animal products differently. If the content is true, it is concerning.