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Still the Same Hawk

Still the Same Hawk
Edited by John Waldman
A groundbreaking new book, Still the Same Hawk: Reflections on Nature and New York brings into conversation diverse and intriguing perspectives on the relationship between nature and America’s most prominent city.

Pets, People, and Pragmatism

Pets, People, and Pragmatism
Erin McKenna
This book examines human relationships with pets without assuming that such relations are either unnatural and to be avoided, or benign. We need to find ways to relate respectfully. For respectful relationships to be a real possibility, though, humans must make the effort to understand the beings with whom they live, work, and play.

The Animal Side

The Animal Side
Jean-Christophe Bailly, Translated by Catherine Porter
The Animal Side is a manifesto on the importance of animals for human thought. It attempts to characterize the importance, for human beings, of the fact that animals exist.

Divinanimality

Divinanimality
Edited by Stephen D. Moore, Foreword by Laurel Kearns
This volume is the first full-length attempt from within the fields of theological and biblical studies to grapple with “the turn to the animal” currently underway in the humanities, a turn catalyzed in part by the animality theory that has issued from such thinkers as Jacques Derrida and Donna Haraway.

Heartbeats in the Muck

The History, Sea Life, and Environment of New York Harbor, Revised Edition
John Waldman

"Hurricane Sandy reminded New Yorkers that the waterways surrounding them can be a dire threat as well as a great asset. This is a good time to explore their history. John Waldman, a biology professor at Queens College, offers a brief and elegantly written tour in Heartbeats in the Muck: The History, Sea Life and Environment of New York Harbor."

-The New York Times

 





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