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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.


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