In partnership with the Southern Foodways Alliance (SFA), Square Books will present an evening with Michael Pollan on May 21, beginning at 6:30 p.m. in Nutt Auditorium on the University of Mississippi campus.
On tour for his paperback release of Cooked, tickets to the event are free with the purchase of a copy of the book from Square Books. A limited number of student tickets are available through the SFA at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pollan’s writing has received numerous awards. He is the author of Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation (available in paperback April 29) and of New York Times bestsellers: Food Rules: An Eater’s Manual (2010); In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto (2008); The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals (2006) and The Botany of Desire: A Plant’s-Eye View of the World (2001). The Omnivore’s Dilemma was named one of the 10 best books of 2006 by both the New York Times and the Washington Post. It also won the California Book Award, the Northern California Book Award, the James Beard Award, and was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award.
- Doors open at 6:00 p.m. Event begins at 6:30 p.m.
- This is a ticketed event. Tickets are free with a purchase of the paperback edition of Cooked from Square Books (limit two per individual).
- Michael Pollan will sign immediately following the event at Nutt Auditorium. Books will not be sold at Nutt Auditorium.