Tag: Animals

When’s the Beef?

In Terry Bisson’s 1991 sci-fi story, “They’re Made Out of Meat,” two characters discuss alien life-forms that have been attempting to make contact with their species. The conversation returns again ...

The 2018 “Animal Studies” Contest!

 ::: UPDATE 6/5: To find out the winners, please subscribe to our newsletter ::: Do you have a pet who loves to read? Send us their photo for a chance to win a McNally Jackson gift card and PB swag ...

The Author with Birds in His Head

Antonio Di Benedetto’s dreamlike, uncategorizable novel Zama was published in English translation for the first time last year, its arrival long awaited by readers ...

Keyword of the Week: Animals

It’s nonhuman appreciation week at Public Books. This week’s Public Bookshelf features four PB articles about animals, on topics ranging from animal sentience to the anthropomorphic world of Zootopia ...

How to Live in Uncertain Times

Doomsday is a messy affair. We fix our anxious gaze on the horizon, awaiting the moment when the air will prove too warm, the sea too toxic, the ground unfirm. We live in a time we are calling the ...