Michael Pollan

  • Michael Pollan is the author of "How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us about Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence" (2019). His other books include: "Food Rules: An Eater's Manual" (2011), "In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto" (2009), "The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals" (2006), "The Botany of Desire: A Plant's-Eye View of the World" (2001); "A Place of My Own" (1997); and "Second Nature" (2003). A contributing writer to the New York Times Magazine, Pollan is the recipient of numerous journalistic awards, including the James Beard Award for best magazine series in 2003 and the Reuters-I.U.C.N. 2000 Global Award for Environmental Journalism. Pollan served for many years as executive editor of Harper's Magazine and is now the Knight Professor of Science and Environmental Journalism at UC Berkeley.

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