Tamed and Untamed Reviews

Tamed and Untamed: Close Encounters of the Animal Kind
Chelsea Green Publishing, ISBN 1603587551

Tamed and Untamed: Close Encounters of the Animal Kind


“Two kindred spirits treat animals as they ought to be treated, with standing, knowledge, and humor. These well-crafted essays are a pleasure to read and make you marvel at our fellow travelers on this planet.”
—Fans de Waal, author of Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are?

“A beautiful duet between two of the world’s finest nature writers … Each chapter reveals a new animal mystery and adds to the menagerie of our minds.”
—Abigail Tucker, author of The Lion in The Living Room

“This is a book to cherish, full of enlightenment, curiosity, and admiration for all things animal. I loved it.”
—Patricia McConnell, author of The Education of Will

“Do eels dream? Can an Octopus have a sense of humor? Read and learn. This is an absolutely enchanting book … full of precious lines and deep wisdom.”
—Jefferey Moussaient Masson, author of Dogs Never Lie About Love

“A gem of a book. Written by two incredibly gifted writers, it’s a multi course buffet of wonderful and thought-provoking stories about the surprising and wide-ranging intelligence … of many different nonhuman beings.”
—Marc Bekoff, author of Rewilding Our Hearts

“Their quietly passionate book [is] a persuasive monograph about changing the relationships we dominating bipeds have with the other animals on our one and only Earth.”
—The Keene Sentinel