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Challenger, Melanie

Summary: "A wide-ranging take on why humans have a troubled relationship with being an animal, and why we need a better one Human are the most inquisitive, emotional, imaginative, aggressive, and baffling animals on the planet. But we are also an animal that does not think it is an animal. How well do we really know ourselves? How to Be Animal tells a remarkable story of what it means to be human and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2021

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Bombeck, Erma.

Summary: Collection of humorous essays on the similarities between humans and animals, discovering that the odd habits of the animal kingdom are strikingly similar to our own.

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollinsPublishers 1995

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Waal, F. B. M. de (Frans B. M.)

Summary: One of the world's foremost primatologists explores what our two closest relatives in the animal kingdom--the violent, power-hungry chimpanzee and the cooperative, empathetic bonobo--can tell us about the duality of our own human nature. We have long attributed man's violent, aggressive, competitive nature to his animal ancestry. But what if we are just as given to cooperation, empathy and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 156 WAA

Gray, John

Summary: In a book by turns chilling and beautiful, John Gray continues the thinking that made his Straw Dogs such a cult classic. Gray draws on an extraordinary array of memoirs, poems, fiction, and philosophy to re-imagine our place in the world. Writers as varied as Ballard, Borges, Conrad, and Freud have been mesmerized by forms of human extremity—experiences that are on the outer edge of the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus & Giroux 2014

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Aubineau, François

Summary: "Both the perspective of the wolf and the shepherd are seen in this flippable picture book."--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Orca Book Publishers 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE AUB

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