Speaking of Animals . . .
Jonathan Yardley's review of For the Love of Animals: The Rise of the Animal Protection Movement, by Kathryn Shevelow, prompted us to pull out some other titles that are currently on our Book World shelves. Perhaps the upcoming dog days of August will encourage you to pick one up:
At Rest with the Animals: Thoughts Over Thirty Years, by Colman McCarthy (Humane Society; paperback, $21.95).
The Book of Animal Ignorance: Everything You Think You Know Is Wrong, by John Lloyd and John Mitchinson (Harmony, $19.95, forthcoming in September).
The Compassionate Carnivore: Or, How to Keep Animals Happy, Save Old MacDonald's Farm, Reduce Your Hoofprint, and Still Eat Meat, by Catherine Friend (DaCapo, $24).
Farm Sanctuary: Changing Hearts and Minds About Animals and Food, by Gene Baur (Touchstone, $25).
Tell Me Where It Hurts: A Day of Humor, Healing, and Hope in My Life as an Animal Surgeon, by Nick Trout (Broadway, $22.95).
Thanking the Monkey: Rethinking the Way We Treat Animals, by Karen Dawn (Harper; paperback, $19.95).