Like Lantern’s Martin Rowe, the Grumpy Vegan found himself muttering under his breath reading Jennifer Schuessler’s Mau-Mauing the Flesh Eaters. On the one hand it’s exciting to see The New York Times thinking about serious writing on our relationship with … Continue reading
Category Archives: Thinking
The Grumpy Vegan gave a talk last night to the local branch of the Hastings Labour Party on Edward Carpenter. The comrades found it interesting, if the ensuing discussion is an indication. Here are the reasons why Carpenter matters today. … Continue reading
Anna Thomas hasn’t written a vegan cook book but there are so many bold upper case “V”s against recipes in the index that she almost has. Not surprisingly, perhaps, given the book’s title is Love Soup, this is a cook … Continue reading
Foer’s novels are pointedly postmodern; they play with voice and genre, language and typography. (“Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close” ends with a flip book of a body either falling out of or flying away from the World Trade Center.) “Eating … Continue reading
Yesterday, the Grumpy Vegan was book shopping in London’s West End before going on to the excellent talk given by American environmentalist, Lester Brown, which was organized by Compassion In World Farming. In Blackwell’s book shop in the Charing Cross … Continue reading
Camilla’s Bookshop in Eastbourne, East Sussex.