Oct 19, 2011 — In England, where sniping at Booker Prize finalists is a national sport, this year's bickering was especially fierce. But last night's award of the prize to Julian Barnes' absorbing, elegant The Sense of an Ending provided ... just that.
Jul 15, 2010 — Sometimes, a dog or a cat just won't do. In Forbidden Creatures, writer Peter Laufer enters the world of animal smuggling and exotic pets. He explains who's breeding pets for home consumers — and how raising certain species can go horribly wrong.
Jun 21, 2006 — Journalist and author Amy Sutherland talks about her book, Kicked, Bitten and Scratched: Life and Lessons at the World's Premier School for Exotic Animal Trainers, which tells the story of the unusual program.