Pollan is the author of and a couple of other books, as well as countless articles for Harper's, The New York Times Magazine, Mother Jones, and elsewhere. He is a master of investigative journalism and an engaging writer to boot.

And fortunately for all of us, Tom Englehardt got permission to reprint the interview. Englehardt's introduction is spot-on, by the way. We found the page via TreeHugger.

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