Tag: Book Club Review
Love in Infant MonkeysJanuary 29, 2015
My fascination with apes and monkeys began with dreams of studying chimpanzees in Africa, like the legendary Dr. Jane Goodall.
Among AnimalsOctober 30, 2014
As the fall days grow shorter and the leaves shimmer in their glory amidst the dusky hue of October, now is the time to curl up with a good book featuring stories about animals.
Growl: Compassion, Truth, Nonviolence, and Justice in Animal AdvocacySeptember 18, 2014
Kim Stallwood is British animal rights scholar every advocate for animals should have on his or her radar.
The Ultimate Betrayal: Is There Happy Meat?May 29, 2014
Can the concept of humane slaughter be implemented realistically, or does the label merely make us feel better about the consumption of sentient beings?
Citizen Canine: Our Evolving Relationship with Cats and DogsMay 2, 2014
This week, ALDF's Animal Book Club reads David Grimm's new book Citizen Canine: Our Evolving Relationship with Cats and Dogs.
Animal Suspense Fiction: The ChainFebruary 25, 2014
Want to win a copy of an animal rights-themed suspense novel? Enter to win! Two lucky winners will be chosen at random to receive a copy of Robin Lamont’s novel The Chain.
The Lost WhaleFebruary 6, 2014
This week in ALDF’s Animal Book Club, we are reading The Lost Whale: the True Story of an Orca Named Luna, by Michael Parfit and Suzanne Chisholm.
Poems of Compassion by Gretchen PrimackJanuary 8, 2014
This week, ALDF features Kind, and asks you to explore the genre of compassionate poetry. In this book, author Gretchen Primack directs her focus on the world of animals.
Bleating Hearts: the Hidden World of Animal SufferingDecember 11, 2013
The Animal Book Club is thrilled to review Mark Hawthorne’s brand new book Bleating Hearts: the Hidden World of Animal Suffering which hit shelves November 29th and is available as a paperback, a Nook book, or Kindle.
Getting Wise about Animals: the Power of PlayingJuly 31, 2013
As adults, many of us long for the carefree days of childhood play. But what about nonhuman animals, do they play too? Do they have fun?
Animal Book Club: How Animals GrieveJune 11, 2013
Do cows cry? Do crows mourn the loss of family and friends? Have you ever witnessed an animal grieving?
Animal Book Club: Rory Freedman’s BegMay 15, 2013
Rory Freedman's new book, Beg: A Radical New Way of Regarding Animals, offers a guide for people looking to get involved to help animals.
Animal Book Club: “The Tourist Trail” by John YunkerMay 1, 2013
This week, we turn to the fictional world of adventure and wildlife.
Animal Book Club: David Kirby, Death at SeaWorldApril 18, 2013
Is it ethical to confine the ocean's largest predators in tiny tanks and make them perform tricks? Is it safe?
ALDF Animal Book Club’s First Giveaway & ContestMarch 11, 2013
The Animal Legal Defense Fund is excited to announce its first Animal Book Club contest!