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TTBOOK: Animals and Us
TTBOOK: Animals and Us
Hal Herzog considers our mixed feelings about and relationships with animals. John Woestendiek wrote the story of the first commercially cloned dog. Jaron Lanier is one of the go-to thinkers about computers and society, and he loves cephalopods. T.C. Boyle’s new novel centers on the face-off between an animal rights activist and a biologist. Barbara King says human and animal history is so intertwined it’s hard to imagine one species without the others. Hal Herzog is the author of "Some We Love, Some We Hate, Some We Eat: What it's so Hard to Think Straight About Animals." He talks to Anne Strainchamps about his own mixed feelings.

Journalist John Woestendiek (WEST-in-DICK) is the author of "Dog, Inc." which explores the bizarre tale of Bernan McKinney. Steve Paulson was fascinated by this story of the first commercially cloned dog.

Jaron Lanier is famous for popularizing "virtual reality" and his recent book "You Are Not a Gadget" makes him one of the go-to thinkers about computers and society. So why is he in a program about animals? As he tells Anne Strainchamps, it's because he loves cephalopods - like the squid and the octopus.

Novelist T.C. Boyle has made a career out of finding loaded subjects for his fiction. In his new novel "When the Killing's Done" the face-off is between an animal rights activist and a biologist. He tells Jim Fleming the animal lover, however, is not a very nice guy.


Barbara King is an anthropologist who studies monkeys and apes, but she also loves the pets she and her husband live with at home. She tells Steve Paulson human and animal history is so intertwined it's hard to imagine one species without the others.

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