These Little Piggies

As pig's-heart transplants into humans become increasingly likely and concerns about meat-eating grow, Marina Warner traces a cultural history of the relationships between humans and pigs.

She talks with chefs and surgeons, agriculturalists, anthropologists and vegetarians and visits the Tamworth Two in their thatched sty.

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As pig's-heart transplants into humans become increasingly likely and concerns about meat-eating grow, Marina Warner traces a cultural history of the relationships between humans and pigs.

She talks with chefs and surgeons, agriculturalists, anthropologists and vegetarians and visits the Tamworth Two in their thatched sty.