Barbara's Public Speaking And Book News
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Barbara's latest (March 2017) book is out! PERSONALITIES ON THE PLATE: THE LIVES & MINDS OF ANIMALS WE EAT (University of Chicago Press) is about how animals ranging from fish and octopus to goats, pigs, chickens and cows-- and yes, some insects-- think and feel, and what that means for our food choices.
Here are ways to buy the book:
IndieBound (independent bookstores)
Barnes & Noble
Listen to an interview with Barbara talking about the book with Mariann Sullivan in this Our Hen House podcast (starts 6:50)
Barbara writes weekly at NPR's 13.7 Cosmos and Culture blog
Barbara's interview on animal grief with the BBC on Monday June 20
How Animals Grieve, Barbara's 2013, is now translated into French, Japanese, Portuguese, and Hebrew; the French translation, Le Chagrin des Animaux, won this book prize
The book can be ordered through Amazon, Barnes & Noble online, and The University of Chicago Press website. Barbara urges you to remember independent bookstores, also!
Watch Barbara's 4-minute book video:
For Dr. Marc Bekoff's thoughts on the book, please see here:
If you're interested in inviting Barbara to give a public lecture, please send details to email@example.com.
Barbara is emerita professor of anthropology at the College of William and Mary and a freelance science writer.
Shared with her husband, Barbara's cat-rescue work brings her happiness every day.