Helpful Books

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The China Study
Seminal study documenting link between animal food & disease, plus industry influence

Eat to Live and Disease-Proof Your Child
Best plant-based books: one for weight loss, other for optimal nutrition for kids

Skinny Bitch
NY Times best-selling book that’s taking the world by storm

Becoming Vegan
Excellent in-depth nutritional information on becoming vegan

Vegan Freak
Great all-around intro book for the vegan-curious

Healthy Eating Series
PCRM books on vegan diets for children, women, cancer, and diabetes

Grub: Ideas for an Urban Organic Kitchen
A guide/cookbook for urbanites who want to eat delicious, local, seasonal, organic foods

Veganomicon, Vegan with a Vengeance and Vegan Cupcakes Take Over the World
The “it” cookbooks du jour by Isa Chandra Moskowitz and Terry Romero

How It All Vegan, Garden of Vegan, & La Dolce Vegan
Fun, simple vegan cookbooks

Robin Robertson’s cookbooks
A variety of outstanding vegetarian cookbooks, including low-carb recipes

The Peaceful Palate
Delicious, simple and familiar recipes that don’t require special ingredients

The Ultimate Uncheese Cookbook
Favorite “cheese” dishes without the cholesterol, animal products, and dairy allergens

The Big Green Apple
Great guide for eco-friendly living in NYC

Conscious Style Home, Simply Green Parties, and Simply Green Giving
Books on eco chic decorating, hosting, and gift-giving

Healthy Highways: A Traveler’s Guide to Healthy Eating
Lists 1900 veg restaurants and health food stores in the USA

Lonely Planet Travel Guides
Travel guides with helpful tips for the veg/eco-conscious world traveler

The Lifelong Activist
A must-read for activists who want to be happy, healthy, effective agents of change

Thanking the Monkey
A funny, sexy, accessible intro to animal protection issues

Farm Sanctuary
The amazing story of how Gene Baur co-founded a farm animal sanctuary and launched a movement

Crazy Sexy Cancer
Books (and DVD) by a cancer survivor who kicked some cancer tail through holistic, plant-based living

The Kind Diet
Website affiliated with Alicia Silverstone's new cookbook, with great info and a community forum

Lantern Books
Publishes books on vegetarianism, animal advocacy, environmentalism, religion, and social justice

No Voice Unheard
Non-profit indie publisher of books that give voice to those who are ignored by society