Magazine
Latest Issue

Listen: Louise Gray on “The Ethical Carnivore”

Gray speaks to Prospect's Arts and Books Editor Sameer Rahim about her new book

By Sameer Rahim  

The Ethical Carnivore: My Year Killing to Eat, by Louise Gray (Bloomsbury, £16.99)the-ethical-carnivore

Can we combine caring for animals with eating them? Can we be, in the words of the Telegraph‘s former environmental correspondent Louise Gray, ethical carnivores?

In her new book, Gray describes a year in which she ate only animals she killed with her bare hands. At the start of the year she was a “blind omnivore”—eating what was convenient. But she began to realise that we know very little about where meat comes from. She set out to learn.

Register today to continue reading

You’ve hit your limit of three articles in the last 30 days. To get seven more, simply enter your email address below.

You’ll also receive our free e-book Prospect’s Top Thinkers 2020 and our newsletter with the best new writing on politics, economics, literature and the arts.

Prospect may process your personal information for our legitimate business purposes, to provide you with newsletters, subscription offers and other relevant information.

Click here to learn more about these purposes and how we use your data. You will be able to opt-out of further contact on the next page and in all our communications.

We want to hear what you think about this article. Submit a letter to letters@prospect-magazine.co.uk

More From Prospect