How Human the Animals

LIFE & LETTERS

PLA

by Dr. Jean Pommery. Stein and Day, $9.95.
Dr.Pommery is a veterinarian and a careful observer of animals. His amiable, unpretentious book is designed to inform unobservant owners of the sounds and gestures through which their clever pets try to communicate with doltish humans—truly helpful clues for anyone who has trouble managing his animals.
—Phoebe-Lou Adams
LIFE& LETTERS CONTRIBUTORS
Jane Mankiewicz lives and writes in New York City.
Daniel Menaker is on the editorial staff of The New Yorker.
G. Franco Romagnoli, with his wife, Margaret, is the author of The Romagnolis’ Table and The Romagnolis’Meatless Cookbook.
Benjamim DeMott is a contributing editor of The Atlantic.