Virtual authors - Elizabeth Marshall Thomas and Isa Leshko, Growing Old

Friday, May 29th, 2020, 8pm ET, online only via Zoom Did you miss this event? You can watch it online here: https://youtu.be/_kAaCdCt3qU

Growing Old cover artFrom the revered author of the bestselling The Hidden Life of Dogs, a witty, engaging, life-affirming account of the joy, strength, and wisdom that comes with age. Elizabeth Marshall Thomas visits Gibson's Bookstore virtually to discuss aging with her newest work, Growing Old: Notes on Aging with Something like Grace, joined in conversation by photographer Isa Leshko, whose stunning photographs of elderly farm animals, which are rarely allowed to reach such an age, are showcased in her new coffeetable book, Allowed to Grow Old: Portraits of Elderly Animals from Farm Sanctuaries. Liz and Isa are being joined in conversation by their friend, author and noted naturalist Sy Montgomery (The Soul of an Octopus).

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Growing Old: Notes on Aging with Something like Grace Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9780062956439
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperOne - April 28th, 2020

From the revered author of the bestselling The Hidden Life of Dogs, a witty, engaging, life-affirming account of the joy, strength, and wisdom that comes with age.

Elizabeth Marshall Thomas has spent a lifetime observing the natural world, chronicling the customs of pre-contact hunter-gatherers and the secret lives of deer and dogs.


Allowed to Grow Old: Portraits of Elderly Animals from Farm Sanctuaries Cover Image
By Isa Leshko, Isa Leshko (By (photographer)), Sy Montgomery (Foreword by), Gene Baur (Memoir by), Anne Wilkes Tucker (Memoir by)
$40.00
ISBN: 9780226391373
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Published: University of Chicago Press - May 10th, 2019

There’s nothing quite like a relationship with an aged pet—a dog or cat who has been at our side for years, forming an ineffable bond. Pampered pets, however, are a rarity among animals who have been domesticated. Farm animals, for example, are usually slaughtered before their first birthday.


The Soul of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration into the Wonder of Consciousness Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781451697728
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Published: Atria Books - April 5th, 2016

Finalist for the National Book Award for Nonfiction * New York Times Bestseller * Starred Booklist and Library Journal Editors’ Spring Pick * A Huffington Post Notable Nonfiction Book of the Year * One of the Best Books of the Month on Goodreads * Library Journal Best Sci-Tech Book of the Year * An American Library Association Notable Book of the Year


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