Vint Virga Profile in the New York Times

By | 2018-01-05T00:17:21+00:00 January 10th, 2015|

Willie the donkey and Sukari, a Masai giraffe. (Photo: Robin Schwartz for The New York Times) Alex Halberstadt has published this in-depth look at the world of zoos in The New York Times Magazine. Here is an [...]

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Vint Virga Interviewed on NPR’s Fresh Air

By | 2018-01-04T19:13:21+00:00 July 1st, 2014|

Virga says that animals in zoos, like this lion, need to have a bit of control over their environment. (Photo & caption via NPR)   In a recent interview with Fresh Air's Terry Gross, Vint discusses how house cats, [...]

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The Snow Leopard’s Realm

By | 2018-01-04T19:13:21+00:00 October 20th, 2013|

A Menagerie, the fall issue of Conjunctions was released today. Thrilled my piece, The Snow Leopard’s Realm, is in such masterly company.

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NPR’s Think with Krys Boyd

By | 2018-01-04T19:13:22+00:00 July 25th, 2013|

The podcast of my interview on Think with Krys Boyd - NPR / KERA. Hour 1:   How can the connections we forge with animals teach us about ourselves? We’ll talk this hour with veterinarian and animal behaviorist Dr. Vint Virga, author of “The [...]

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Can Animals Make Us More Human?

By | 2018-01-04T19:13:22+00:00 July 10th, 2013|

Can animals make us more human? Martha Plimpton and I discuss. In this audio link, Martha Plimpton and I consider the inner lives of animals and the relationships we forge with them on WNYC’s The Leonard Lopate Show.Is there [...]

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Hot In July

By | 2018-01-04T19:13:22+00:00 July 3rd, 2013|

The Soul of All Living Creatures made Apple’s “Hot In July” booklist!

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Real Simple

By | 2018-01-04T19:13:22+00:00 July 2nd, 2013|

A very nice item on The Soul of All Living Creatures in the latest issue of Real Simple ( July 2013, page 4 ).

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Kirkus Reviews

By | 2018-01-04T19:13:23+00:00 May 19th, 2013|

A wonderful review today from Kirkus Reviews for The Soul of All Living Creatures.  And another nice review from Booklist.    

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A Magical Night

By | 2018-01-04T19:13:23+00:00 March 30th, 2013|

Last Thursday in Providence, I read Chapter Four on Responsiveness from my book, The Soul of All Living Creatures, at The Wheeler School as their 2013 Fox Family Speaker.  A hundred and forty gathered together in Wheeler Hall to hear this [...]

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