The Botany of Desire review by Ronstadt

This is one of my favorite books-and is a great one to share with those yet unfamiliar with the issues of GMOs and why less variety in the stores is bad-but I always feel like my description of it to others is wanting. Today, I read Linda Ronstadt’s USAToday review of her favorite books to give for gifts and finally, I have a good 30 second description to share for this book:
The Botany of Desire by Michael Pollan: Four essays about plants’ ability to domesticate humans based on our desires for sweetness, beauty, intoxication and control of the food supply. Thought-provoking and at times hilarious, this book is so enjoyable that when I finished it, I turned back to the first page and read it straight through a second time.

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