Top 10 Nonfiction Books of The Week – Animals #theocbookgirl #nonfictionbookparty

Happy Friday Dear Readers!

“If having a soul means being able to feel love and loyalty and gratitude, then animals are better off than a lot of humans.” – James Herriot

Welcome to my *NEW* Friday series! Each week I’ll be featuring 10 Nonfiction Books with a common theme or subgenre. This week I’m featuring ten nonfiction titles all about the animal kingdom and what they can teach us about compassion and patience as well as how to set aside differences and work together for the mutual benefit of our species. What a concept – amirite?!

  1. How to Be Animal: A New History of What It Means to Be Human by Melanie Challenger (Penguin Books) available March 23, 2021
  2. Fox and I: An Uncommon Friendship by Catherine Raven (Spiegel & Grau) available July 06, 2021
  3. Fuzz: When Nature Breaks the Law by Mary Roach (W. W. Norton & Company) available September 14, 2021
  4. Silent Earth: Averting the Insect Apocalypse by Dave Goulson (Harper) available September 28, 2021
  5. Funny Farm: My Unexpected Life with 600 Rescue Animals by Laurie Zaleski (St. Martin’s Press) available February 22, 2022
  6. Sentient: How Animals Illuminate the Wonder of Our Human Senses by Jackie Higgin (Atria Books) available February 22, 2022
  7. The Social Lives of Animals by Ashley Ward (Basic Books) available March 01, 2022
  8. An Immense World: How Animal Senses Reveal the Hidden Realms Around Us by Ed Yong (Random House) available June 21, 2022
  9. 100 Animals That Can F*cking End You by Mamadou Ndiaye (Voracious) available July 05, 2022
  10. If Nietzsche Were a Narwhal: What Animal Intelligence Reveals About Human Stupidity by Justin Gregg (Little Brown) available August 09, 2022

Have you read any similar books you would add to the list?

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