Our books are integral tools for raising awareness and helping to create a more just and compassionate world.
Beyond Carnism was established two years after the 2010 release of Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs, and Wear Cows, in which Melanie Joy introduced the concept of carnism. Since then, Melanie has continued to write books to help deepen and broaden the conversation about creating a better world for all beings, and to support the mission of Beyond Carnism.
All royalties from book sales go to Beyond Carnism.
This groundbreaking and bestselling book is in print in seventeen languages. The 10th anniversary edition features a new foreword by Yuval Harari, updated text, and an afterword by Melanie Joy.
This award-winning book is an insightful and practical guide for vegans and those they are in relationship with: friends, family, colleagues, and even other vegans.
This one-stop guide to building relational literacy, the understanding of and ability to practice healthy ways of relating, provides the principles and tools for improving all kinds of relationships: with a romantic partner, friends, colleagues, animals, the environment, and even with oneself.
In this thought-provoking book, Melanie Joy examines the metasystem, or overarching system, that informs all systems of oppression—such racism, sexism, and carnism—and the psychology that enables it.
In this short guidebook published in the wake of #metoo, Melanie Joy explains what privilege is, why understanding privilege matters, and how to talk about privilege in a way that deepens understanding and leads to a more inclusive, resilient, and impactful vegan movement.