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 excerpt and a short video put together by the Times: [...]
The paperback of The Soul of All Living Creatures launches today.
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, like lions, are more fulfilled when they forage for food [...]
In the November issue of Deep Roots Magazine… Photo © Robin Schwartz
Chilling rain this weekend (and even snow in the mountains) … still a wonderful time reading at the Newburyport Literary Festival. Photo by Vint Virga
A Menagerie, the fall issue of Conjunctions was released today. Thrilled my piece, The Snow Leopard’s Realm, is in such masterly company.
A stunning review of my book, The Soul of All Living Creatures, in the current issue of In Mind Magazine
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 Soul Of All Living Creatures: What Animals Can Teach Us [...]
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 an animal in your life with whom you feel a [...]
The Soul of All Living Creatures made Apple’s “Hot In July” booklist!
A very nice item on The Soul of All Living Creatures in the latest issue of Real Simple ( July 2013, page 4 ).
A wonderful review today from Kirkus Reviews for The Soul of All Living Creatures. And another nice review from Booklist.
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 first reading. Truly, in all ways, a magical night.