Brenda Davis and Vesanto Melina, Becoming Vegan

A comprehensive discussion of vegan nutrition by two registered dietitians.

Anna Lappe, Diet for A Hot Planet: The Climate Crisis at the End of Your Fork and What You Can Do About It

Lappe tells us how our food production system damages our environment and what consumers can do to help.

Bill McKibben, Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet

McKibben argues that we have remade our planet and we have made it less habitable. He advocates restructuring not only our technologies, but also our communities to weather the storm that we have created.

T. Colin Campbell, The China Study: Startling Implications for Diet, Weigh Loss and long Term Health

Campbell is a respected nutritional scientist who describes his journey from promoting the consumption of animal products to being a passionate advocate for the health benefits of a plant-based, whole foods diet.

Christina Pirello, Cooking the Whole Foods Way

There are many terrific vegetarian and vegan cook books. This is one of the best.