Karen Davis’s “Prisoned Chickens, Poisoned Eggs: An Inside Look at the Modern Poultry Industry” exhibits an exquisite assemblage of
well-researched material documented with scrutiny and care, compellingly supported by compassionate, direct, and immediate experience–visual,
audible, somatic, and olfactory–of the conditions affecting the animals themselves. While the writing is eloquent and, at points, profoundly
poetic, it is nonetheless extremely difficult to read. The atrocities it narrates pass far beyond human understanding, even make one want to stick
one’s head in the oven.
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