Book Launch: Helen Rosner Interviews Maryn McKenna About Big Chicken
21 Clinton St.
212-228-2100 Price: $30, includes copy of the book
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A must-read for anyone who cares about the quality of food and the welfare of animals.” –Mark Bittman, author of How To Cook Everything
Eater’s Helen Rosner interviews Maryn McKenna about her new investigative tour de force Big Chicken: The Incredible Story of How Antibiotics Created Modern Agriculture and Changed the Way the World Eats.
Hosted at the newly-opened Caveat on 21 Clinton Street. Tickets include admission and one copy of the book.
Doors, bar, and kitchen open at 7:00, event at 7:30.
Stick around after the interview for a signing.
Maryn McKenna is an independent journalist and author who specializes in public health, global health and food policy. She is a contributor at National Geographic, where she also helped launch the award-winning food site The Plate, and a Senior Fellow at the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism at Brandeis University. She is one of the stars of the 2014 documentary Resistance, and her 2015 TED Talk, “What do we do when antibiotics don’t work any more?”, has been viewed 1.4 million times and translated into 30 languages.
Helen Rosner is the editor at large and former executive editor of Eater, and a host of The Eater Upsell, a podcast of mostly food-oriented conversations with the world’s most interesting people. She has been an editor at Saveur and New York, was a founder of the cultishly influential website Eat Me Daily, and has both edited and co-written cookbooks. Her writing has appeared in Afar, Guernica, Racked, The Awl, and more; her essay “On Chicken Tenders” was the winner of the 2016 James Beard Award.