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Revisiting The Compassionate Cook

(23) Comments | Posted October 9, 2011 | 8:00 PM

A review of The Compassionate Cook: Or, "Please Don't Eat the Animals." (Grand Central Publishing, 1993)

This reader well remembers the 80s and early 90s, when being vegetarian was not always easy. Special foods required visits to any number of health food stores to find the ingredients necessary to meet...

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The Consummate Animal Rights Reference

(0) Comments | Posted July 1, 2009 | 2:04 PM

Book Review: The PETA Practical Guide to Animal Rights
Ingrid E. Newkirk
St. Martin's Press, New York (2009)

It wasn't but a few months back that Ingrid E. Newkirk gathered more than 50 essays written by friends like Kevin Bacon and His Holiness the Dalai Lama into a...

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A Blueprint For Effective Activism

(2) Comments | Posted April 13, 2009 | 5:12 PM

Book Review: The Animal Activists' Handbook: Maximizing Our Positive Impact in Today's World
Matt Ball and Bruce Friedrich
Lantern Books, Brooklyn, New York (2009)

What happens when a wannabe rocket scientist meets a deeply religious humanitarian? They combine forces to try to convince the world that many of...

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Multiple Voices in Inspiring Essay Compilation

(4) Comments | Posted October 21, 2008 | 5:33 PM

A review of One Can Make a Difference. How Simple Actions Can Change The World. (Adams Media 2008)

So here we sit, watching our retirement funds attenuate like trees do their leaves this time each year. The Earth's climate seems out of whack, kids are starving on one side of...

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Getting By With A Little Help From Yourself

(0) Comments | Posted July 18, 2008 | 6:20 PM

A review of Quantum Wellness (Weinstein Books 2008)

You know that iconic advertisement for a popular vegetable drink in which one of the actors slaps the top of his head and exclaims, "I could have had a V8!"? Readers may very well find themselves experiencing that "Well, yeah" moment many...

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