Other Animals, The
audio performed by: Kelly Weinersmith, Ken Liu, Lulu Miller, Max McClure, Shruti Swamy, Daniel Mallory Ortberg, R. Eric Thomas, Kaeli Swift
genre: Fiction - Short Stories
In The Other Animals, a worm breaks up with a snail, a vulture contemplates the act of killing, a whale falls in love with a song, and more.
This funny, moving collection of eight stories - written by a crew of scientists, literary writers, and comics, and informed by animal behavioral science - explores what animal perspectives can show humans about the world we all share. It includes stories by Daniel Mallory Ortberg (Something That May Shock and Discredit You), R. Eric Thomas (Here for It), Ken Liu (The Paper Menagerie), Lulu Miller (Why Fish Don't Exist), Kelly Weinersmith (Soonish), Shruti Swamy (O'Henry Award winner), Max McClure (Grist), and Kaeli Swift (Biosphere).