Zooburbia

meditations on the wild animals among us by Tai Moses

Publisher: Parallax Press in Berkeley, Calif

Written in English
Published: Pages: 264 Downloads: 23
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Subjects:

  • Suburban animals,
  • Nature,
  • Environmental aspects,
  • Urban animals,
  • Effect of human beings on,
  • Urbanization,
  • Garden animals,
  • Human-animal relationships

Edition Notes

StatementTai Moses ; edited by Rachel Neumann ; illustrated by Dave Buchen
ContributionsNeumann, Rachel, editor, Buchen, Dave, ill
The Physical Object
Pagination264 p.
Number of Pages264
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27158232M
ISBN 101937006670
ISBN 109781937006679
OCLC/WorldCa858602998

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Every line in the book has a poetic grace while seeming as natural as the vegetation on the hillside behind her /5(27). Tai Moses has edited alternative newsweeklies in Monterey, Santa Cruz and Silicon Valley, and is the former senior editor of the progressive news outlet Her essays and reviews have been widely published in the independent press.

She lives in Portland, Oregon. "Zooburbia: Meditations On The Wild Animals Among Us," is her first book/5. Personally, no book has ever shifted my awareness and the way I see the world around me as Zooburbia has done.

It's the squirrels that frequent the parking lot of my New York City apartment building, the mourning doves that quietly forage in the grass along nd Street in Harlem, and the way the Great Lawn is preserved in Central Park/5(27). Zooburbia reveals the reverence that can be felt in the presence of animals and shows how that reverence connects us to a deeper, better part of ourselves.

A lively blend of memoir, natural history, and mindfulness practices, Zooburbia makes the case for being mindful and compassionate stewards—and students—of the wildlife with whom we. Zooburbia reveals the reverence that can be felt in the presence of animals and shows how that reverence connects us to a deeper, better part of ourselves.

A lively blend of memoir, natural history, and mindfulness practices, Zooburbia makes the case for being mindful and compassionate stewards -- and students -- of the wildlife with whom we.

Zooburbia serves as a fine introduction to some of the most interesting creatures you're likely to encounter."Bill McKibben, Eaarth and The End of Nature I would buy this lovely book for the sentiments, for the illustrations, and for this sentence alone: The mole is the most misunderstood of animals.

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Tai Moses is a writer and editor living in Portland, Oregon. She is the author of a natural history memoir titled Zooburbia: Meditations On The Wild Animals Among Us (Parallax Press, Zooburbia book and the editor of The Thom Hartmann Reader (Berrett-Koehler, ). Zomburbia is a fun, fast-paced novel about what would happen if the zombie apocalypse happened and it was more of an inconvenience than a tragedy.

But the real fun of the novel is the smart mouthed narrator, Courtney Hart/5. Zooburbia reveals the reverence that can be felt in the presence of animals and shows how that reverence connects us to a deeper, better part of ourselves.

A lively blend of memoir, natural history, and mindfulness practices, Zooburbia makes the case for being mindful and compassionate stewards—and students—of the wildlife with whom we coexist.

This is a strange and beautiful book—a book about animals that is really a book about being a person."—Robert Jensen, Arguing for Our Lives " Zooburbia is a loving encounter between an animal adventure story, a Buddhist scripture, and Winnie the Pooh that serves to remind us we are among sentient beings here on Earth."—Chellis Glendinning Brand: Parallax Press.

Zooburbia is nicely illustrated throughout with black-and-white linocuts by Dave Buchen, which have the same pleasant tone as the writing. The best essays in Zooburbia describe the ways people interact with animals depending on the situation.

“Only a Goldfish” begins with Moses purchasing two goldfish (from a store whose owner cares so 5/5. While zooburbia is a physical place—the cities and suburbs where our paths cross with those of other species—it’s also a state of mind, the part of our psyches where animals reside, in all their many complications and contradictions.” —From Zooburbia: Meditations On The Wild Animals Among Us Buy the Book.

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A lively blend of memoir, natural history, and. Zooburbia | To be alienated from animals is to live a life that is not quite whole, contends nature writer Tai Moses in Zooburbia: Meditations On The Wild Animals Among Us. Urban and suburban residents share their environment with many types of wildlife: squirrels, Brand: Parallax Press.

Zooburbia reveals the reverence that can be felt in the presence of animals and shows how that reverence connects us to a deeper, better part of ourselves. A lively blend of memoir, natural history, and mindfulness practices, Zooburbia makes the case for being mindful and compassionate stewards—and students—of the wildlife with whom we coexist.

Zooburbia is a magnifying lens turned to our everyday environment, reminding us that we, as individuals and as a species, are not alone. Illustrated by Dave Buchen with original black and white wildlife linocuts. Also available in audio book format through Audible and iTunes.

Zooburbia is a book that leaves one reflecting on the environment and humanity’s relationship with it for months after reading it. Moses writes about so many animals and how they interact with people and urban settings – from a goat that kept getting stuck in a fence to an octopus in a pet store to volunteering at a shelter and bonding with a pit bull named Autumn to confronting a hotel.

In this series of ruminative essays, Moses introduces readers to the concept of zooburbia, the name she ascribes to the extraordinary, unruly, half-wild realm where human and animal lives overlap. Zooburbia reveals the reverence that can be felt in the presence of animals and shows how that reverence connects us to a deeper, better part of ourselves.

A lively blend of memoir, natural history, and mindfulness practices, Zooburbia makes the case for being mindful and compassionate stewards—and students—of the wildlife with whom we : Parallax Press. Tai Moses has edited alternative newsweeklies in the Monterey and San Francisco Bay areas, and is the former senior editor of the progressive news outlet Her articles, essays and reviews have been widely published in the independent press.

She lives in Portland, Oregon, with her husband, dog and a number of cats. The last speech in the book ends on a note that is both challenging and upbeat: “We are the change and change is coming.” The edition published in Britain earlier this year contained 11 speeches; this updated edition all worth reading.

A tiny book, not much bigger than a pamphlet, with huge potential impact. Zooburbia serves as a fine introduction to some of the most interesting creatures you're likely to encounter."--Bill McKibben, Eaarth and The End of Nature "I would buy this lovely book for the sentiments, for the illustrations, and for this sentence alone: #;The mole.

Zooburbia: Meditations on the Wild Animals among Us Tai Moses Parallax Press ( ) Softcover $ (pp) Warm reflections on the way our emotions respond to interactions with wild animals and nature.

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If I’m reincarnated as a squirrel or a spider – perhaps even a mole – I’m hoping that I’m reborn at Tai Moses’ house.

In her book Zooburbia: Meditations on the Wild Animals Among Us (Parallax Press, ), Moses takes us on a journey through “the extraordinary, unruly, half-wild realm where human and animal lives overlap.” She writes of the animals we live with everyday in the.

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