Michael Pollan is the author of The Botany of Desire, The Omnivore's Dilemma and In Defense of Food, all New York Times bestsellers. A longtime contributor to The New York Times Magazine, he is also the Knight Professor of Journalism at Berkeley.
Michael Pollan is the author of The Botany of Desire, The Omnivore's Dilemma and In Defense of Food, all New York Times bestsellers. A longtime contributor to The New York Times Magazine, he is also the Knight Professor of Journalism at Berkeley. See less
The following is a personality profile of Michael Pollan based on his work.
Michael Pollan is shrewd, skeptical and tranquil.
He is independent, he has a strong desire to have time to himself. He is empathetic as well: he feels what others feel and is compassionate towards them. But, Michael Pollan is also calm-seeking: he prefers activities that are quiet, calm, and safe.
More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for prestige.
He is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: he cares more about making his own path than following what others have done. Considers helping others to guide a large part of what he does: he thinks it is important to take care of the people around him.
Yes, I bought this copy to give away as I don't want to lose mine! I have shared it with many others. Pollan is a great writer/journalist. Easy to read, engaging, entertaining and educating all at ... Read More
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