Between Light and Storm: How We Live with Other Species


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$28.95  $26.92
Pegasus Books
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6.4 X 8.6 X 2.0 inches | 1.1 pounds

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About the Author

Esther Woolfson is the author of Corvus: A Life With Birds and Field Notes From a Hidden City: An Urban Nature Diary, which was short­ listed for the Wainwright Prize and the Royal Society of Literature Ondaatje Prize. She has been an Artist in Residence at the Aberdeen Centre for Environmental Sustainability and is an Honorary Fellow in the Department of Anthropology at Aberdeen University.


"Asserting that Earth's survival is in jeopardy, Between Light and Storm is passionate and powerful in arguing that people's attitudes and behaviors toward the Earth need to change in significant ways."-- "Forward Reviews"
"This expansive book traces humanity's relationship with other species through scientific studies, philosophical, literary, religious, and historical writings, and personal anecdotes"-- "Booklist"
"This work has the capacity to forever change the thinking about humans' relationship to animals and to lead to constructive ways of dealing with issues for the betterment of both. It belongs on the shelves of all academic and large public libraries."-- "Library Journal (starred review)"
"Learned, compassionate, and disconcerting, this is a major contribution to the literature on animal welfare."-- "Kirkus Reviews, (starred review)"
"Woolfson examines humanity's relationship with animals in this bracing investigation....With gorgeous writing and well-considered insight, this is a must for nature-minded readers. "-- "Publishers Weekly (starred review)"
"Woolfson writes with arresting grace and vibrant immediacy. The book is a necessary and beautiful plea for us humans to do better by our fellow creatures."-- "Science"
"We live in a time in which our disrespect for nature is coming back to bite us. Timely and wide-ranging, Esther Woolfson's book offers sensitive reflections on how we relate to the animals around us as well as the animal within."--Frans de Waal, New York Times bestselling author of Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are?