Albany, NY – Edie Meidav is the author of Lola, California, a new novel on friendship, dystopia, parenthood, and sexuality, out with Farrar Straus. She is a writer-in-residence at Bard College in New York. On Twitter, you can follow lolacalifornia or, on Facebook, you can find the Lola,California group.
Pulitzer Prize–winning investigative reporter, Michael Moss, from The New York Times joins us to tell the explosive story of the rise of the processed food industry and its link to the emerging obesity epidemic.
Moss reveals how companies use Salt, Sugar, and Fat to addict us and, more important, how we can fight back.
When journalist Tracie McMillan saw foodies swooning over $9 organic tomatoes, she couldn’t help but wonder: What about the rest of us? Why do working Americans eat the way we do? And what can we do to change it? To find out, McMillan went undercover in three jobs that feed America, living and eating off her wages in each.