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Books in brief: The Ethical Carnivore

By Sameer Rahim   October 2016

the-ethical-carnivoreThe Ethical Carnivore by Louise Gray (Bloomsbury, £16.99)

Eating meat raises huge environmental, ethical and health issues. It is also a natural pleasure with important cultural resonances: turning vegetarian means you will never again share that special meat dish you loved as a child. So can we combine caring for animals with eating them? To be, in the words of Louise Gray, an ethical carnivore?

Gray, a former environment correspondent for the Daily Telegraph, investigates the question in this sensitive and powerful new book. She decides that for a year she will only…

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