Reviews of Chaser: Unlocking the Genius of the Dog Who Knows a Thousand Words, In Meat We Trust: An Unexpected History of Carnivore America, Ivory, Horn and Blood: Behind the Elephant and Rhinoceros Poaching Crisis, plus a full list of Science & Technology reviews from the November 15, 2013 issue.
Dogs are not just our best friends. As these books prove, they are also our saviors, traveling companions, and earnest and loving teachers. In the early 1960s, John Steinbeck took a long and winding road trip across America with his poodle, Charley, by his side. Drawing on his sardonic wit, Steinbeck recorded many keen observations [...]
Arnot, Bob. The Aztec Diet. Morrow. Feb. 2013. 304p. ISBN 9780062124050. $25.99. HEALTH/DIET What has eight times the omega-3s of salmon, six times more calcium than milk, three times more iron than spinach, 15 times more magnesium than broccoli, four times more selenium than flax, and five grams of fiber in just 70 calories? The [...]