The animals on Farmer Jones's farm revolt in a move led by the pigs, and drive out the humans. A totalitarian state slowly evolves in which 'all animals are equal but some animals are more equal than others.'
"Anthony Bourdain is man of many appetites. And for many years, first as a chef, later as a world-traveling chronicler of food and culture on his CNN series Parts Unknown, he has made a profession of understanding the appetites of others. These days, however, if hes cooking, its for family and friends. Appetites, his first cookbook in more than ten years, boils down forty-plus years of professional cooking and globe-trotting to a tight repertoire...
A volume of essays meditates on the complex relationship between psyche and place and evaluates the ways in which human-made geography has irrevocably shaped our emotions and behaviors while detaching people from the natural world.
"When the renowned cartoonist Ralph Steadman was asked to produce a piece for a recent exhibition of bird art, he got slightly carried away - it did, after all, make a nice change from politicians. He allowed his imagination to run wild and, an astonishing 100 paintings later, Ralph's 'Extinct Boids' was born. These remarkable pieces of art include Steadman's unique interpretations of well-known birds such as the Great Auk and Dodo, along with less...