Join New York Times best-selling healthy food author Michael Pollan for a FREE lecture on the relationship of food to nature and culture, at the Barnes & Noble store in Union Square. Pollan, known for his books The Omnivore’s Dilemma, The Botany of Desire and In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto, and many articles in the New York Times Sunday Magazine, will read from and discuss his newest book, Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation.The free food lecture is 7 PM, Tuesday, April 23rd. There are no reservations, so get there early enough to get a seat. Of course, Pollan will be autographing copies of his new book. Event wesite.