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  • My Gentle Barnby Ellie Laks

    Crown Publishing Group 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$ 125.00

    In critical sport studies, the place of animals has been a relatively minor field of inquiry. Much of this research has addressed animals with regard to gambling, via studies of horse racing. Increasingly, however, "riding the animal studies wave," sport studies researchers are looking more extensively at interspecies relations and taking up topics... more...

  • The Cry of Natureby Stephen F. Eisenman

    Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 29.00

     The eighteenth century saw the rise of new and more sympathetic understanding of animals as philosophy, literature, and art argued that animals could feel and therefore possess inalienable rights. This idea gave birth to a diverse movement that affects how we understand our relationship to the natural world. The Cry of Nature details a crucial... more...

  • Anthropocentrismby Rob Boddice

    BRILL 2011; US$ 129.00

    This collection explores assumptions behind the label ?anthropocentrism?, critically enquiring into the meaning of ?human?. It addresses epistemological and ontological problems in charges of anthropocentrism, questioning the inherent anthropocentrism of all human perspectives, while seeking ?other? views that trump anthropocentrism. more...

  • Dog Yearsby Mark Doty

    Random House 2011; US$ 21.24

    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...

  • 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...

  • Nobody's Horsesby Don Höglund

    Atria Books 2013; Not Available

    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 Lives of Animalsby J. M. Coetzee

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 26.95

    The idea of human cruelty to animals so consumes novelist Elizabeth Costello in her later years that she can no longer look another person in the eye: humans, especially meat-eating ones, seem to her to be conspirators in a crime of stupefying magnitude taking place on farms and in slaughterhouses, factories, and laboratories across the world. Costello's... more...

  • Rescue Meby Melissa Wareham

    Ebury Publishing 2009; US$ 11.32

    Melissa Wareham always wanted to work with dogs. After failing her biology O-level she realised she'd have to start at the bottom, cleaning out kennels at Battersea Dogs Home. From frail old men looking for a four-legged companion to famous folk who've lost their favourite hound, it seemed that at some point everyone passes through Battersea's... more...

  • The Modern Savageby James McWilliams

    St. Martin's Press 2015; US$ 26.99

    Just Food  author James McWilliams's exploration of the "compassionate carnivore" movement and the paradox of humanity's relationship with animals. In the last four decades, food reformers have revealed the ecological and ethical problems of eating animals raised in industrial settings, turning what was once the boutique concern of radical eco-freaks... more...