Book Review: Why Veganism Matters

Animal rights scholar and proponent of the abolitionist approach Gary L. Francione returns with his latest book, Why Veganism Matters: The Moral Value of Animals. In Why Veganism Matters Francione purports that the only means of ending nonhuman animal exploitation is to give nonhuman animals the rights associated with personhood. Francione explains that nonhuman animals … Continue reading Book Review: Why Veganism Matters

Book Review: Always Too Much and Never Enough

In Always Too Much and Never Enough, vegan activist Jasmin Singer writes about her relationship with food, body image, and the falsehoods perpetuated by the American food industry. As Singer’s first published memoir, this book is quite a feat. Singer’s writing is humorous, honest, and very often heartbreaking.  Singer’s description of life as someone who constantly faces … Continue reading Book Review: Always Too Much and Never Enough

Book Review: Living Among Meat Eaters: The Vegetarian’s Survival Handbook

Published in 2001, Living Among Meat Eaters: The Vegetarian’s Survival Handbook, is purported to be a much-needed text offering real-life advice to vegetarians facing resistance from omnivores. The book revolves around the belief that all meat-eaters are “blocked” vegetarians. Meaning that, essentially, while meat-eaters typically understand on some level that a plant-based diet is superior, … Continue reading Book Review: Living Among Meat Eaters: The Vegetarian’s Survival Handbook