Animal Liberation/Veganism- General
Animal Liberation by Peter Singer
Diet for a Small Planet by Frances Moore Lappe
Vegan: The New Ethics of Eating by Erik Marcus
Meat Market: Animals, Ethics, and Money by Erik Marcus
Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs, and Wear Cows: An Introduction to Carnism by Melanie Joy
Strategic Action for Animals by Melanie Joy
Slaughterhouse: The Shocking Story of Greed, Neglect, and Inhumane Treatment Inside the U.S. Meat Industry by Gail Eisnitz
Farm Sanctuary: Changing our Hearts and Minds About Animal and Food by Gene Baur
The Case for Animal Rights by Tom Regan
Animals as Persons: Essays on the Abolition of Animal Exploitation by Gary Francione
Rain Without Thunder: The ideology of animal rights by Gary Francione
Making A Killing: The Political Economy of Animal Rights by Bob Torres
Rattling the Cage: Towards Legal Rights for Animals by Stephen Wise
Animal Equality : Language and Liberation by Joan Dunayer
Speciesism by Joan Dunayer
The Real Forbidden Fruit: How Meat Destroys Paradise And How Veganism Can Get It Back by Jeff Popick
Most Good, Least Harm: A Simple Principle for a Better World and Meaningful Life by Zoe Weil
Mad Cowboy: Plain Truth From the Cattle Rancher Who Won’t Eat Meat by Howard Lyman
The Animal Rights Movement in America: From Compassion to Respect by Lawrence Finsen and Susan Finsen
The Longest Struggle: Animal Advocacy from Pythagoras to PETA by Norm Phelps
Terrorists or Freedom Fighters? by Steven Best and Anthony J. Nocella
Making a Killing: The Political Economy of Animal Rights by Bob Torres
Intersections between animal, earth, and human liberation
The Dreaded Comparison: Human and Animal Slavery by Marjorie Speigel
The Sexual Politics of Meat by Carol Adams
Neither Man nor Beast by Carol Adams
The Pornography of Meat by Carol Adams
Animals and Women: Feminist Theoretical Explorations edited by Carol Adams and Josephine Donovan
The Feminist Care Tradition in Animal Ethics by Josephine Donovan
Eternal Treblinka: Our Treatment of Animals and the Holocaust by Charles Patterson
Brutal: Manhood and the Exploitation of Animals by Brian Luke
Sistah Vegan: Food, Identity, Health, and Society: Black Female Vegans Speak by A. Breeze Harper
Lantern Press A leading publisher on ecology, animal rights, social justice, and spirituality
Spark Symphony: Voices Connecting Feminism and Animal Liberation An a-infos radio program that includes interveiws with many vegan feminists, including Marti Kheel, pattrice jones, Melaine Joy, Adam Weissman, and Carolyn Zaikowski from this blog.
Carbophobia! The Scary Truth About America’s Low-Carb Craze by Dr. Michael Gregor
A Teen’s Guide to Going Vegetarian by Judy Krizmanic
Becoming Vegan: The Complete Guide to Adopting a Healthy Plant-Based Diet by Brenda Davis, registered dietician
Raising Vegetarian Children : A Guide to Good Health and Family Harmony by Joanne Stepaniak
The Vegan Soucebook by Joanne Stepaniak
Diet, Life Expectancy, and Chronic Disease: Studies of Seventh-Day Adventists and Other Vegetarians by Gary. E Fraiser
The China Study: The Most Comprehensive Study of Nutrition Ever Conducted and the Startling Implications for Diet, Weight Loss and Long-term Health by T.Colin Campbell, Thomas M. Campbell II, and Howard Lyman
Vegan omega-3s info (also has info about vegetarian omega-3s)
Google Scholar Access all kinds of peer-reviewed scholarly articles, original research, academic journals, etc. AKA do your own research! Don’t just trust what you read or see on TV.
JSTOR database Another wonderful resource for searching scholarly articles and hundreds of archived, peer-reviewed research journals. Generally you can only access the bulk of this database through a school or public library computer, but it’s free.
Meet-Up.com Find other people in your area who think like you, meet them, organize with them, share ideas.
For vegan permaculture resource see our vegan permaculture page.
For resources re: foraging, scavaging, gardening, local eating, and other ways to be a low-impact vegan, see our Eating Vegan & Local page.
Have a relevant link, book, blog, or website that we haven’t listed? Do you have a good article or any ideas you’d like to share with us? (relevant: veganism, animal liberation, research, intersecting violence and oppressions, vegan permaculture, ways to be a healthy vegan, critical capitalist thought, etc.) Leave it in a comment below or email us!