This is the first in an occasional series of articles inspired by books in my Animal Rights Collection. The archive includes more than 75 books about animals in agriculture. The oldest was published in 1912 and is a pamphlet, “The Slaughter of Animals for Food,” by John Galsworthy, who is more commonly known for his… Read More


Jonathan Safran Foer said this morning on BBC Radio 4’s Start the Week that his book, Eating Animals, was not a book in support of vegetarianism but a book against factory farming. Then, why is its thesis about whether he should raise his son a vegetarian?… Read More