Where Oceans Hide Their Dead: Now on Audible.com

At last, it’s ready… on Audible.com.https://adbl.co/2ZINs6j You can listen to a sample here: Ashland Creek Press ยท Where Oceans Hide Their Dead (sample) Read by yours truly, warts and all. The end result is 8 hours and change long but I lost count of how many hours I spent recording and re-recording these chapters. Partly … Read more

A brief survey of animal rights literature

Awhile back I started a “best eco-fiction” list on GoodReads. While there is plenty of excellent non-fiction out there about animal rights and activism, I wanted to focus on fiction. Since then, the list has grown as others have suggested books I wasn’t aware of or had completely overlooked. Here are a few titles from … Read more

Leather is losing its lustre among athletes

I read yesterday that Brian Gordon, Major League Baseball pitcher for the Yankees, became the first player to use a 100% non-leather glove. This may seem like a trivial detail, but it’s not. Leather has long been viewed as the best material for many sports-related products — from shoes to gloves to the balls themselves. … Read more