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Love & Ordinary Creatures: a Novel by Gwyn Hyman Rubio

December 18, 2014
Gwyn Hyman Rubio is a bestselling author known for her novel Icy Sparks, an Oprah’s Book Club pick in 2001 and one of the New York Times’ Notable Books in 1998.

Among Animals

October 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 Advocacy

September 18, 2014
Kim Stallwood is British animal rights scholar every advocate for animals should have on his or her radar.

Readers Write: Summer Reading for Animal Advocates

June 18, 2014
Earlier this month, ALDF asked Animal Book Club readers to write in with their suggestions for a great summer reading list for animal advocates! Here’s what you said!

Citizen Canine: Our Evolving Relationship with Cats and Dogs

May 2, 2014
This week, ALDF's Animal Book Club reads David Grimm's new book Citizen Canine: Our Evolving Relationship with Cats and Dogs.

Jeffrey Masson: What Animals Can Teach Us

March 12, 2014
ALDF’s Animal Book Club was so pleased to sit down last week with bestselling author Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson.

Tyson’s “Meat Racket”: Factory Farming Hurts Family Farmers as well as Animals

March 3, 2014
Agricultural corporations routinely trot out the cliché that fighting against them means fighting against American family farmers.

Animal Suspense Fiction: The Chain

February 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 Whale

February 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 Primack

January 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 Suffering

December 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.

Animal Book Club Interview: Mark Hawthorne

November 20, 2013
ALDF’s Animal Book Club is so excited to bring you an interview with author Mark Hawthorne. Mark’s latest book Bleating Hearts: The Hidden World of Animal Suffering will hit the shelves on November 29.

Interview with Ruby Roth

October 16, 2013
Ruby Roth is world renowned for her vegan books for children. Her book, That’s Why We Don’t Eat Animals (2009), was the first of its kind in children’s literature, and she has since followed with V is for Vegan: the ABCs of Being Kind (2013), and other books in this series.

Getting Wise about Animals: the Power of Playing

July 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 Wise by Virginia Morell

July 10, 2013
This month, the Animal Book Club is exploring the fascinating Animal Wise by Virginia Morell, a noted author and contributing correspondent for Science, and contributor for National Geographic.

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