Jonica Newby is a TV producer, writer and director. She has twice won Australia's most prestigious science journalism prize, the Eureka Award, and is best known as a presenter/reporter on the long-running ABC TV science program Catalyst. Newby grew up in Perth, WA, where phase one of her professional career was a degree in Veterinary Medicine and Surgery followed by a few years in a veterinary practice, and is author of The Animal Attraction about how the domestication of animals created human civilisation.
'Brilliantly researched, intensely personal and raw, this is the book we all need right now.' --Jane Caro 'How do we talk about the things we can't bear to think about? Jonica Newby finds a way with warmth, humour, honesty and stunning writing. An extraordinary book.' --Charlie Pickering