Hunger Games

Who Gets to Eat & Who Decides

Along with air and water, food is the common denominator of human survival. Throughout history, the quest for daily sustenance has often been precarious. Food shortages caused by crop failures or extreme weather were (and are) common enough. But beginning with the Industrial Revolution in the mid-seventeenth century, as millions left the land for the cities and populations exploded, thinkers disagreed about how best to feed people in an economy based on manufacturing...

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About the Author

Peter Quinn is the author of three novels, including The Man Who Never Returned (Overlook).