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Animals Rights

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  • Fathoms

    the world in the whale

    by Rebecca Giggs

    WINNER OF THE ANDREW CARNEGIE MEDAL FOR EXCELLENCE IN NONFICTIONWINNER OF THE NIB LITERARY AWARDFINALIST FOR THE KIRKUS PRIZE FOR NONFICTION‘There is a kind of hauntedness in wild animals today: a spectre related to environmental change … Our fear is that the unseen spirits that move in them are ours. Once more, animals are a moral force.’When Rebecca Giggs encountered a humpback whal... ... Read more

    $21.33 AUD

  • The Animals in That Country

    by Laura Jean McKay

    WINNER OF THE 2021 VICTORIAN PRIZE FOR LITERATUREWINNER OF THE 2021 VICTORIAN PREMIER'S LITERARY AWARD FOR FICTIONA SLATE AND SUNDAY TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAROut on the road, no one speaks, everything talks.Hard-drinking, foul-mouthed, and allergic to bullshit, Jean is not your usual grandma. She’s never been good at getting on with other humans, apart from her beloved granddaughter, Kimberly. ... Read more

    $17.04 AUD

  • Eating Animals

    by Jonathan Safran Foer

    **To reduce risk of pandemics for ourselves, our gaze needs to turn to the health of animals.From the bestselling author of the essential new 2019 book on animal agriculture and climate crisis: We are the WeatherDiscover Jonathan Safran Foer's eye-opening and life-changing account of the meat we eat'Should be compulsory reading. A genuine masterwork. Read this book. It will change you' Time Out* ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Murder At the Lighthouse

    by Frances Evesham

    series The Exham-on-Sea Murder Mysteries #1
    Have you ever found a body on the beach? Recently widowed Libby Forest arrives in the small coastal town of Exham-on-Sea, keen to start a new life baking cakes and designing chocolates.Walking on the beach one stormy autumn day, Libby and excitable Springer Spaniel ‘Shipley’ discover a dead body under the lighthouse. Convinced the death was no accident, Libby teams up with Max Ramshore, an ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • Finding Love at Hedgehog Hollow

    An emotional heartwarming read you won't be able to put down

    by Jessica Redland

    series Hedgehog Hollow #1
    'I loved my trip to Hedgehog Hollow. An emotional read, full of twists and turns' Heidi SwainCan love really be found when you stop looking for it...?As Samantha Wishaw watches the love of her life marry another woman, she’s ready to give up hope of finding her happy ever after.But when a chance encounter leads Sam to find friendship in Thomas - a lonely, grumpy elderly widower living at derelict ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • Babylon's Ark

    The Incredible Wartime Rescue of the Baghdad Zoo

    by Lawrence Anthony and 1 more

    The astonishing story of the soldiers, conservationists, and ordinary Iraqis who united to save the animals of the Baghdad ZooWhen the Iraq war began, conservationist Lawrence Anthony could think of only one thing: the fate of the Baghdad Zoo, caught in the crossfire at the heart of the city. Once Anthony entered Iraq he discovered that hostilities and uncontrolled looting had devastated the zoo ... Read more

    $15.50 AUD

  • Animal Wise

    The Thoughts and Emotions of Our Fellow Creatures

    by Virginia Morell

    Did you know that ants teach, earthworms make decisions, rats love to be tickled and chimps grieve? Did you know that some dogs have thousand-word vocabularies and that birds practise songs in their sleep? That crows improvise tools, blue jays plan ahead and moths remember living as caterpillars?Animal Wise takes us on a captivating journey into the inner world of animals, from sharp-shooting ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Modoc

    True Story of the Greatest Elephant That Ever Lived

    by Ralph Helfer

    Spanning several decades and three continents, Modoc is one of the most amazing true animal stories ever told. Raised together in a small German circus town, a boy and an elephant formed a bond that would last their entire lives, and would be tested time and again; through a near-fatal shipwreck in the Indian Ocean, an apprenticeship with the legendary Mahout elephant trainers in the Indian teak ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • On Eating Meat

    The truth about its production and the ethics of eating it

    by Matthew Evans

    'Compelling, illuminating and often confronting, On Eating Meat is a brilliant blend of a gastronome's passion with forensic research into the sources of the meat we eat. Matthew Evans brings his unflinching honesty - and a farmer's hands-on experience - to the question of how to be an ethical carnivore.' Hugh Mackay'Intellectually thrilling - a book that challenges both vegans and carnivores in ... Read more

    $20.45 AUD

  • The Dogs that Made Australia

    The Story of the Dogs that Brought about Australia's Transformation from Starving Colony to Pastoral Powerhouse

    by Guy Hull

    Hunter. Worker. Legend. The untold story of the dog's role in building a nation.The Dogs That Made Australia pays tribute to the dogs that gave their all for our prosperity: the fearless hounds that saved fledgling colonies from famine; the courageous heelers and tireless collies that powered the rise of beef and wool; the tough little home-grown terriers that protected the homestead and garden; ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

  • Blood and Guts

    Dispatches from the Whale Wars

    by Sam Vincent

    I pull on my balaclava and step onto the bridge wing. It’s loud outside: I can hear the rumbles of nine vessels’ engines and the hiss of ten water cannons … Suddenly the bridge is full of refugees from the upper deck. They are blocking my view out the back windows, but their faces – afraid, excited, awestruck – illustrate the looming presence of the Nisshin. I bend my knees and grip the bench, ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Animal Liberation

    by Peter Singer

    How should we treat non-human animals? In this immensely powerful and influential book (now with a new introduction by Sapiens author Yuval Noah Harari), the renowned moral philosopher Peter Singer addresses this simple question with trenchant, dispassionate reasoning. Accompanied by the disturbing evidence of factory farms and laboratories, his answers triggered the birth of the animal rights ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Death at SeaWorld

    Shamu and the Dark Side of Killer Whales in Captivity

    by David Kirby

    From the New York Times bestselling author of Evidence of Harm and *Animal Factory—*a groundbreaking scientific thriller that exposes the dark side of SeaWorld, America's most beloved marine mammal parkDeath at SeaWorld centers on the battle with the multimillion-dollar marine park industry over the controversial and even lethal ramifications of keeping killer whales in captivity. Following the ... Read more

    $17.26 AUD

  • Listening to the Animals: Becoming The Supervet

    by Professor Noel Fitzpatrick

    THE NO.1 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER. A powerful, heart-warming and inspiring memoir from the UK's most famous and beloved vet, Professor Noel Fitzpatrick - star of the Channel 4 series The Supervet.Growing up on the family farm in Ballyfin, Ireland, Noel's childhood was spent tending to the cattle and sheep, the hay and silage, the tractors and land, his beloved sheepdog Pirate providing solace ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • New Arrivals at Hedgehog Hollow

    The new heartwarming, uplifting page-turner from Jessica Redland

    by Jessica Redland

    series Hedgehog Hollow #2
    Brand new from the top 10 bestselling author of New Beginnings at Seaside Blooms and Finding Love at Hedgehog Hollow.With new arrivals comes new responsibilities...The sun is shining, wild flowers are blooming and Hedgehog Hollow is officially open for business.For Samantha, the proud owner of this beautiful rescue centre, life has never been busier. But with an influx of new hogs and hoglets to ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • Rescuing Riley, Saving Myself

    A Man and His Dog's Struggle to Find Salvation

    by Zachary Anderegg and 1 more

    While hiking on a solo vacation in a remote, uninhabitable region of Arizona, Zachary Anderegg happened upon Riley, an emaciated puppy clinging to life, at the bottom of a 350-foot canyon. In a daring act of humanity that trumped the deliberate savagery behind Riley’s presence in such a place, Zak single-handedly orchestrated a delicate rescue. What didn’t come out in the initial burst of ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Quarterly Essay 45 Us and Them

    On the Importance of Animals

    by Anna Krien

    series Quarterly Essay #45
    For the first time in history, humans sit unchallenged at the top of the food chain. As we encroach on the wild and a vast wave of extinctions gathers force, how has our relationship with animals changed?In this dazzling essay, Anna Krien investigates the world we have made and the complexity of the choices we face. From pets to the live cattle trade, from apex predators to scientific experiments, ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • The Tiger

    A True Story of Vengeance and Survival

    by John Valliant

    It's December 1997, and a man-eating tiger is on the prowl outside a remote village in Russia's Far East. The tiger isn't just killing people, it's annihilating them, and a team of men and their dogs must hunt it on foot through the forest in the brutal cold. As the trackers sift through the gruesome remains of the victims, they discover that these attacks aren't random: the tiger is apparently ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • In the Shadow of Man

    by Jane Goodall

    Jane Goodall's classic account of primate research provides an impressively detailed and absorbing account of the early years of her field study of, and adventures with, chimpanzees in Tanzania, Africa. It is a landmark for everyone to enjoy. 'Jane Goodall's work has already passed into the legends of culture...and represents one of the Western world's great scientific achievements ...Chimps, as ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Village Vets

    by Anthony Bennett and 1 more

    This first book by the much-loved stars of TV's VILLAGE VETS is the unforgettable, hilarious, heartwarming and hair-raising adventures of two country vets, the animals they treat and the characters they meet.Best mates since they met on their first day at uni, Anthony Bennett and James Carroll both dreamed of working with animals from the time they were knee high. Little did these down-to-earth ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Beneath the Surface

    Killer Whales, SeaWorld, and the Truth Beyond Blackfish

    by John Hargrove and 1 more

    *Now a New York Times Best Seller*Over the course of two decades, John Hargrove worked with 20 different whales on two continents and at two of SeaWorld's U.S. facilities. For Hargrove, becoming an orca trainer fulfilled a childhood dream. However, as his experience with the whales deepened, Hargrove came to doubt that their needs could ever be met in captivity. When two fellow trainers were ... Read more

    $16.38 AUD

  • The Inner Life of Animals

    Surprising Observations of a Hidden World

    by Peter Wohlleben

    Can horses feel shame? Do deer grieve? Why do roosters deceive hens?We tend to assume that we are the only living things able to experience feelings but have you ever wondered what’s going on in an animal’s head? From the leafy forest floor to the inside of a bee hive, The Inner Life of Animals opens up the animal kingdom like never before. We hear the stories of a grateful humpback whale, of a ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Rescue Me

    My Life with the Battersea Dogs

    by Melissa Wareham

    Melissa Wareham always wanted to work with dogs. After failing her biology O-level she realised she'd have to start at the bottom, cleaning out kennels at Battersea Dogs Home.From frail old men looking for a four-legged companion to famous folk who've lost their favourite hound, it seemed that at some point everyone passes through Battersea's doors. Amongst the clamour of thousands of lost pets ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Killer in the Pool

    by Tim Zimmermann

    On February 24, 2010, Tilikum, the largest killer whale at SeaWorld, suddenly dragged Dawn Brancheau, his trainer, into the pool and killed her. Journalist Tim Zimmermann set out to find out why. His riveting account of Tilikum's life and the history of killer whale entertainment at marine parks dives into the world of the ocean's top predator. It chronicles Tilikum's capture and separation from ... Read more

    $3.06 AUD