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Interview with Karen Joy Fowler

May 5, 2015
ALDF interview Karen Joy Fowler, author of the stunning novel We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves, this month at Green Apple Books in San Francisco.

The Modern Savage: Our Unthinking Decision to Eat Animals

April 1, 2015
James McWilliams’ new book, The Modern Savage: Our Unthinking Decision to Eat Animals, is an ethical consideration of the reality of animal agriculture.

2nd Annual Siskiyou Prize for Animal & Environmental Literature

March 11, 2015
Attention all authors, aspiring writers, and book lovers!

Love in Infant Monkeys

January 29, 2015
My fascination with apes and monkeys began with dreams of studying chimpanzees in Africa, like the legendary Dr. Jane Goodall.

In Wolf Country: The Power & Politics of Reintroduction

January 15, 2015
A brand new book, In Wolf Country, from writer Jim Yuskavitch, hit the presses last week.

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.

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