Posts Tagged ‘Animals & Nature’

Barbara Natterson-Horowitz, Kathryn Bowers

April 15 . 2013

Joining forces with science journalist Kathryn Bowers, Barbara Natterson-Horowitz employs fascinating case studies to present a revelatory understanding of what animals can teach us about the human body and mind in Zoobiquity.

Steve Coll, Barbara Ehrenreich

May 15 . 2012

In Private Empire Steve Coll investigates the largest and most powerful private corporation in the United States, revealing the true extent of ExxonMobil’s power. Later, author Barbara Ehrenreich talks about The Animal Cure in The Baffler magazine.

Rafe Sagarin

April 12 . 2012

In Learning from the Octopus, ecologist and security expert Rafe Sagarin rethinks the seemingly intractable problem of security by drawing inspiration from a surprising source: nature.

Chris Stringer

March 29 . 2012

Chris Stringer, a leading researcher on human evolution proposes a new and controversial theory of how our species came to be in Lone Survivors.

Rick Bowers, Ceiridwen Terrill

February 8 . 2012

Superman vs the Ku Klux Klan is a group of intertwining stories that culminate in the historic 1947 collision of the Superman Radio Show and the hate group. Part Wild is the story of Ceiridwen Terrill‘s journey with a wolf dog whose heart is divided between her bond to one woman and the need to roam free..

John Woestendiek

January 25 . 2012

John Woestendiek takes readers behind the scenes of the emerging dog cloning industry in Dog, Inc., a fascinating look at how our emotional needs are bending the reaches of science and technology.

Wayne Pacelle, Natalie Hopkinson

December 8 . 2011

The government will lift the ban on killing horses for meat and Wayne Pacelle of the Humane Society of the U.S. is not happy about the decision. Later, Natalie Hopkinson with the Interactivity Foundation will tell us why school choice fails.

John Vaillant

August 5 . 2011

The Tiger is John Vaillant‘s gripping tale of man pitted against nature’s most fearsome and efficient predator.

Juliet Eilperin

July 22 . 2011

Juliet Eilperin, the national environmental reporter for The Washington Post offers us a close- up and in- depth understanding of sharks in Demon Fish.

Ray Stevens, Jeff Eisenberg

May 6 . 2011

Two time Grammy winner and funnyman, Ray Stevens provides comedic relief with his politically charged hits. Later in The Bedbug Survival Guide, Jeff Eisenberg shares his best strategies, advice and tips for treating and preventing bed bug infestation once and for all.