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April 7, 2014

Parnassus Books presents author Michael Pollan

Author Michael Pollan will present a discussion and book-signing for his latest work, Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation, on May 14 at 6:30 p.m. in Nashville.

The event, supported by Parnassus Books, will take place at Ingram Hall at the Blair School of Music at Vanderbilt University, 2400 Blakemore Avenue in Nashville.

Pollan is an American author, journalist, activist, and professor of journalism at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. A 2006 New York Times book review describes him as a “liberal foodie intellectual.” 

michael pollanPollan is the author of :

  • Second Nature: A Gardener’s Education. New York: Atlantic Monthly Press. 1991.
  • A Place of My Own: The Education of an Amateur Builder. New York: Random House. 1997.
  • The Botany of Desire: A Plant’s-Eye View of the World. New York: Random House. 2001.
  • The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals. New York: Penguin Press. 2006.
  • Food Rules: An Eater’s Manual. New York: Penguin Press. 2009.
  • Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation. New York: Penguin Press. 2013.

This event is presented in partnership with Humanities Tennessee,  The Nashville Public Library Foundation, and the Blair School of Music. Tickets to the event are $20 and include a paperback copy of Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation. To purchase tickets, click here!

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