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  • Dog Yearsby Mark Doty

    Random House 2011; US$ 21.14

    Why do dogs speak so profoundly to our inner lives? When Mark Doty decides to adopt a dog as a companion for his dying partner, he finds himself bringing home Beau, a large golden retriever, malnourished and in need of loving care, to join Arden, the black retriever. As Beau bounds back to life, the two dogs become Mark Doty's companions, his solace,... more...

  • Animals and the Human Imaginationby Aaron S. Gross; Anne Vallely

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 31.99

    Human beings have long imagined their subjectivity, ethics, and ancestry with and through animals, yet not until the mid-twentieth century did contemporary thought reflect critically on animals? significance in human self-conception. Thinkers such as French philosopher Jacques Derrida, South African novelist J. M. Coetzee, and American theorist Donna... more...

  • Ninety-Fiveby No Voice Unheard

    No Voice Unheard 2010; US$ 15.95

    Ninety-Five is a delightful and engaging anthology of writing and photography by rescuers, caregivers, and those who love the animals. Each animal is portrayed with high quality, full-color photographs and a short story that demonstrate the animal's personality, depth, emotions, quirks, relationships, and individuality. Some stories are quite dramatic... more...

  • Veterinary and Animal Ethicsby Christopher Wathes; Sandra Corr; Stephen May; Steven McCulloch; Martin Whiting

    Wiley 2012; US$ 126.99 US$ 110.06

    The first International Conference on Veterinary and Animal Ethics (ICVAE) held in September 2011 saw leading experts from across the world come together to discuss the most important issues of animal welfare in contemporary veterinary practice and research. This is the extended proceedings of that conference, enabling all those interested in this... more...

  • Retired Greyhoundsby Carol Baby; Jilly Cooper

    Crowood 2012; US$ 19.99

    Every year many thousands of racing greyhounds retire from the racetrack and are successfully re-homed through dedicated greyhound charities. Written in association with Greyhound Rescue West of England, Retired Greyhounds - A Guide to Care and Understanding is essential reading for anyone who owns, or is thinking of owning a retired greyhound.The... more...

  • Nobody's Horsesby Don Höglund

    Atria Books 2013; US$ 25.00

    Descended from the greatest horses of the American West, the wild horses living on the White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico -- one of the most dangerous places on Earth -- were a national treasure and a living legend. Big, strong, beautiful, and fierce, their ancestors were the mounts of the famous lawmen, hardy cowboys, and notorious outlaws who... more...

  • The Animal Manifestoby Marc Bekoff

    New World Library 2010; US$ 16.95

    Marc Bekoff offers six compelling reasons for changing the way we treat animals ? whether they?re in factory farms, labs, circuses, or our vanishing wilderness. more...

  • My Gentle Barnby Ellie Laks

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2014; US$ 25.00

    ? My Gentle Barn is a wonderful book. You'll love Ellie Laks and the animals she rescued--and who rescued her back.? ?Sy Montgomery, The Good Good Pig Founder Ellie Laks started The Gentle Barn after adopting a sick goat from a run-down petting zoo in 1999. Some two hundred animals later (including chickens, horses, pigs, cows, rabbits, emus,... more...

  • Sport, Animals, and Societyby James Gillett; Michelle Gilbert

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This book advances current literature on the role and place of animals in sport and society. It explores different forms of sporting spaces, examines how figures of animals have been used to racialize the human athlete, and encourages the reader to think critically about animal ethics, animals in space, time and place, and the human-animal relationship.... more...

  • Hogarth?s Art of Animal Crueltyby Piers Beirne

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    This book analyses the animal images used in William Hogarth's art, demonstrating how animals were variously depicted as hybrids, edibles, companions, emblems of satire and objects of cruelty. Beirne offers an important assessment of how Hogarth's various audiences reacted to his gruesome images and ultimately what was meant by 'cruelty'. more...