VIRTUAL - Jennifer Ackerman | The Bird Way: A New Look at How Birds Talk, Work, Play, Parent, and Think
Longtime nature writer Jennifer Ackerman is the bestselling author of The Genius of Birds, “a lyrical testimony to the wonders of avian intelligence” (Scientific American) that has been translated into 20 languages and was a finalist for the 2017 National Academies Communication Book Award. Her other books include Sex Sleep Eat Drink Dream: A Day in the Life of Your Body; Ah-Choo!: The Uncommon Life of Your Common Cold; and Chance in the House of Fate: A Natural History of Heredity. The recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, a Bunting Fellowship, and a grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, Ackerman has contributed articles to National Geographic, the New York Times, and Natural History, among manyscores of other publications. Drawing on personal experience, recent scientific discoveries, and first–-person, avian–-related travels, The Bird Way invites readers to look into a radical new understanding of what drives our feathered friends.
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