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Original Essays | April 11, 2014

Paul Laudiero: IMG Shit Rough Draft

I was sitting in a British and Irish romantic drama class my last semester in college when the idea for Shit Rough Drafts hit me. I was working... Continue »
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Meat: A Love Story: Pasture to Plate, a Search for the Perfect Meal


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After working undercover at a slaughterhouse for an exposé on meat processing, Susan Bourette resolved to go completely vegetarian. She lasted approximately five weeks. Dissatisfied with tofu and lentils, Susan began her quest for the perfect meat- one she could enjoy without guilt.

With a reporter's eye and a carnivore's appetite, Bourette takes readers behind the bucolic façade of the famous Blue Hill farm; on a long, hot Texas cattle drive, a whale hunt with the Inupiat and a Canadian moose hunt; and behind the counter in a Greenwich Village butcher shop. Humorous yet authoritative, Meat celebrates the pleasure of eating meat, as well as the lives of those who hunt, raise, and cook it-and most important, the rewards of being a compassionate carnivore.

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Susan Bourette is an award-winning investigative journalist based in Toronto. She writes regularly for the Globe and Mail and her writing has appeared in the Christian Science Monitor, Maclean's, and Elle.

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