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Q&A with Ceridwen Dovey

<b>Bronte Coates talks with Ceridwen Dovey about her new collection of short stories.</b><p><i>Only the Animals</i> has a distinct set-up: told from the perspective …

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NASA attempted to send this chimp to space in 1961. #TBT

Anzac Day 2018: artist pays tribute to creatures that went to war

More than half the eligible Australian male population enlisted during WWI. Of these around 295,000 served on the Western Front in France. Around …

ANZAC

Ceridwen Dovey’s ‘Only the Animals’

The title of Ceridwen Dovey’s second book comes from a quote by Boria Sax: “What does it mean to be human? Perhaps only the animals can know.” Sax is …

Only the Animals | Ceridwen Dovey | Review

The animals in Franz Kafka’s stories are so uncannily charismatic that they are still among the first we turn to, a century after their creation, in …

On Ceridwen Dovey’s ‘Only the Animals’

Dovey’s superb story collection is full of meaning, emotion, and thoughtfulness from the first-person viewpoints of dead animals.<p><b>Ceridwen …

Ceridwen Dovey, ONLY THE ANIMALS & Sally Parry on Sinclair Lewis’ IT CAN’T HAPPEN HERE

Ceridwen Dovey talks about her wonderful new short story collection <b>Only The Animals</b> (Farrar, Straus & Giroux). These poignant stories are told by the …

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Literary animal tales really all about us

<i>When authors write fictional stories about animals, often they’re writing about the human predicament. Author Ceridwen Dovey discovered this is often</i> …

Q&A with Ceridwen Dovey

<b>Ceridwen Dovey is the author of the new story collection Only the Animals. She also has written the novel Blood Kin. Born in South Africa and raised</b> …

Day 3: Only the Animals by Ceridwen Dovey

On the third day of Christmas my bookish baby sent to me… <i><br>Only the Animals</i> by Ceridwen Dovey!<p>Perhaps only the animals can tell us what it is to be …

The Story of the Real Canary in the Coal Mine

Never mind the gas—it was automation that got them in the end.<p>On this day in 1986, a mining tradition dating back to 1911 ended: the use of canaries …

The Coal Mining Massacre America Forgot

The gunfight in downtown Matewan on May 19, 1920, had all the elements of a high-noon showdown: on one side, the heroes, a pro-union sheriff and …

Mine Wars History

What's Funny About The Business Of Monkeys Picking Coconuts?

If you've consumed coconut oil or coconut meat lately, there's a reasonable chance it was imported from Thailand. And if it was, there's an even better chance the farmer who grew that coconut had a monkey fetch it from a tall tree.<p>Thailand has been raising and training pigtailed macaques to pick …

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Leashed monkeys forced to pick coconuts in Thailand

If a creature is smart enough to pick coconuts, is it fair to make him? This is the question at the heart of a controversy over pigtailed macaques in …

Fox and wild dog bounty | Pest animals | Pests, diseases and weeds

Foxes and wild dogs are established pest animals in Victoria. They cannot be eradicated from the state and require ongoing management by all public …

Coalition Against Duck Shooting

Other Media Releases: 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, Archive<p>Media Release<p>COALITION AGAINST DUCK …

These Incredible Activists Staged a Month-Long Protest to Raise Awareness for Puppy Mill Dogs - One Green Planet

Five years ago, Mindi Callison, founder of Bailing Out Benji, learned that the owner of Dyvig’s Pet Shoppe in Ames, Iowa was getting the puppies he …

A joyous deception

There is something beautiful about allowing oneself to surrender to a state of disbelief, to be shown the way into an imaginative world via a trick …

Only the Animals: Stories Summary

Summary<p>“Red Peter’s Little Lady” is written in epistolary form, with letters being exchanged between Red Peter (a chimpanzee), Evelyn (a human), and …

Only the Animals

Extract<p><i>My twin sister and I, like all young elephants in our herd, were raised on a feast of stories about our ancestors, whose souls glowed at us</i> …

Animation - Only the Animals by Ceridwen Dovey

Ceridwen Dovey, author of Only the Animals, in conversation with Caroline Baum

Do you have any advice for young writers?

War on the waterfront: the MUA dispute

Written by <b>Tom Bramble</b> on behalf of the <b>Brisbane Defend our Unions Committee</b>. Republished by Socialist Alternative<p>CONTENTS<p>Preface<p>The four-month …

In Kashmir, No Refuge for Wildlife

“Human-animal conflicts have assumed alarming proportions in the region,” Asghar Inayati, a regional wildlife warden in Kashmir, recently told <i>Inter</i> …

When humans kill each other in war, wildlife dies too

One park in Mozambique lost 90 percent of its wildlife<p>War’s main effect is killing people, sure — but it also kills wildlife. In Africa, the number of large animals like elephants, zebras, and buffalo can decline as much as 90 percent during wartime, according to new research. But the animals that …

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Kashmir conflict spares wildlife

Thousands of people have died in 20 years of turmoil in Kashmir in northern India, but the conflict seems to have spared the animal population, particularly the severely endangered Kashmir stag or "hangul" whose population has grown in recent years.<p>Wildlife officials cite the recent census that …