Book Review: Only the Animals
A Russian tortoise launched into space during the Cold War.
A Lebanese parrot abandoned on the doorknob of a pet store during Israel’s 2006 bombing of Beirut.
A US Navy-trained dolphin called to serve in the Second Gulf War…
These are just some of the quirky and haunting stories you’ll read in Only the Animals, Ceridwen Dovey’s recently released short story collection. If the plots above aren’t enough to send you to the book store, you can read more of my review at EcoLit Books.
Jacki Skole is an award-winning journalist, author and adjunct professor of communication. A graduate of the University of Michigan and Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism, she spent a decade as a writer and producer at CNN before turning to teaching. Jacki launched WRITE Now to assist students in writing the college application essays that will chart their future. Read More...