HOMEGROWN is reading Cooked, Michael Pollan’s latest book, this summer. We’re deciding how much to read on a week-by-week basis, and we’ll start a new discussion each Tuesday to weigh in with our comments and thoughts and rants and cheers.
This week's reading: page 372 through the end of the book in the hardback edition; discussion begins Tuesday, August 13th. In the meantime, don't be shy! Add your thoughts to the week 5 discussion below. Want to join the club? Welcome! Post a comment below and introduce yourself.
Sparkling conversation, stimulating reading, HOMEGROWN togetherness: What’s not to love? (And congrats to Jon and David, winners of HOMEGROWN’s giveaway copies!) Now, let’s get cooking.
Latest Activity: Jan 1, 2014
I started off the final reading section craving a glass of wine. By the time I got to Coleridge's words on p. 404 I'd cranked up the Grateful Dead. This section evoked memories for me--MP's…Continue
Started by Kirsten Madaus. Last reply by Jonathan Spee Aug 13, 2013.
Hi, all,This week's reading started off a little slowly for me, but right around the midsection—aka the belly—of the bit on beneficial microbes and the gut, I started making notes and asterisks all…Continue
Started by Jennifer. Last reply by Jonathan Spee Aug 12, 2013.
Hi, all,A few quick thoughts to start us off this week. Looking forward to hearing other folks' takes! I guess what struck me the most this week was how much Pollan really seemed to love learning to…Continue
Started by Jennifer. Last reply by Jonathan Spee Aug 1, 2013.
I'm reposting Julie's comments here for anyone who didn't see her email. Thanks, Julie!-----So I hope you all are still enjoying our wonderful book.Thought I would start by saying I love the…Continue
Started by Jennifer. Last reply by David Axberg Jul 22, 2013.