This book will change your life..subtly. Pollan has a rare gift for being entertaining and engaging while being informative and thought provoking. The book looks at 4 meals: Industrial Food, Organic Food(being co-opted by industry), Pastoral Food, and a Foraged Meal. Seminal to the current discussion of food, the book has inspired at least 3 documentaries. You wont be sorry that you've read this.