Celebrated author Sy Montgomery talks with us about the essays she and Elizabeth Marshall Thomas have written and collected in a wonderful new book, Tamed and Untamed: Close Encounters of the Animal Kind. Then we hear part of our 2011 interview with Elizabeth Tova Bailey about her book The Sound of A Wild Snail Eating. Continue reading
We talk with Elizabeth Marshall Thomas about her memoir, Dreaming of Lions: My Life In The Wild Places.Â She writes about her life with the Bushmen of the Kalahari Desert and other people of the Old Way.
And wildlife conservationist Dale Peterson discusses his latest book, Where Have All The Animals Gone? My Travels with Karl Ammann.Â It’s about his efforts to document the bushmeat trade and other human impacts threatening extinction for apes, elephants and giraffes.Â We also speak with him about another of his books, The Moral Lives of Animals. Continue reading