Carl Safina is an award-winning science writer whose previous books include Song for the Blue Ocean and Beyond Words. He has written for the Guardian, New York Times, TIME and National Geographic, among others. He is the first Endowed Professor for Nature and Humanity at Stony Brook University, and founding president of the not-for-profit Safina Center. He lives on Long Island, New York, with his wife Patricia and their dogs and feathered friends.
'Eloquent. . . This revelatory work sheds as much light on what it means to be human as it does on the nature of other species.' -- Publishers Weekly 'Dr. Safina is a terrific writer, majestic and puckish in equal measure.' * <i>New York Times</i> * '[Safina] is a font of research, his wonder contagious.' * <i>Elle</i> *