The Soul of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration into the Wonder of Consciousness

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The Soul of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration into the Wonder of Consciousness

ₑ New The Soul of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration into the Wonder of Consciousness 2018 ₦ By Sy Montgomery ⃕ Enter the mysterious intelligent alien world of the octopus Experience a real intelligence based on a sense of touch that humans can barely imagine Temple Grandin, author of Animals in Translation Renowned author Sy Montgomery s latest gem is a must read for those who want to dissolve the human constructed borders between them other animals and us Surely, there are large differences among nonhuman animals and between nonhuman and human animals, but there also are many basic similarities Connecting with other animals is part of the essential and personal process of rewilding and reconnecting with other animals, and The Soul of an Octopus is just what is needed to close the gap Marc Bekoff, author of The Emotional lives of Animals Diving deeper than Jules Verne ever dreamed, The Soul of an Octopus is a page turning adventure that will leave you breathless Has science ever been this deliciously hallucinatory Boneless and beautiful, the characters here are not only big hearted, they re multi hearted, as well as smart, charming, affectionateand, of course, ambidextrous If there is a Mother Nature, her name is Sy Montgomery Vicki Constantine Croke, author of Elephant Company In The Soul of an Octopus, Sy Montgomery immerses readers into an intriguing, seductive world just beneath the ocean waves and the lives of the creatures living within In this beautifully written book, she brings empathy, insight, and an enchanting sense of wonderment to the bonds we inherently share with other beingseven those seeming far different from us Vint Virga, DVM The Soul of All Living Creatures A captivating book on an intelligence as alien as one from outer space And its not science fiction Bernd Heinrich, author of Mind of the Raven Can an octopus have a mind and emotions, let alone a soul Sy Montgomery faces these questions head on in her engaging new book as she explores the world of octopuses, making friends with several and finding heartbreak when they die They aren t, she discovers, simply brainless invertebrates, but personable, playful, conscious beings Montgomery s enthusiasm for animals most of us rarely see is infectious, and readers will come away with a new appreciation for what it means to be an octopus Virginia Morell, author of ANIMAL WISE How We Know Animals Think and Feel With apparent delight, Montgomery puts readers inside the world of these amazing creatures A fascinating glimpse into an alien consciousness Kirkus Reviews The Soul of an Octopus is one of those works that makes you hope we can save the planet if for no other reason than to preserve the wondrous beasts we are fortunate enough to share it with Steve Lysaker, Outward Hounds Sy Montgomerys joyful passion for these intelligent and fascinating creatures will have you rethinking that order of calamari Library Journal Editors Spring Pick Sweet moments are at the heart of Montgomery s compassionate, wise and tender new book Only a writer of her talent could make readers care about octopuses as individuals Joins a growing body of literature that asks us to rethink our connection to nonhumans who may be like us than we had supposed St Paul Pioneer Press I can t do justice to the wonder of this book, the joy and pain and fellowship and grief that Montgomery brings to life with her wordsCompletely engrossing and accessible malcolmavenuereview.blog Montgomery s passion for other species is infectious Her warmth and exuberancemake good reading, and her awe and admiration are uplifting I felt informed, moved, and inspird whieh is all a reader could possibly hope for from a book Union Leader An engaging work of natural science There is clearly something about the octopuss weird beauty that fires the imaginations of explorers, scientists, writers The Daily Mail UK Delightful NATURE Fascinating touching informative Entertaining books like The Soul of an Octopus remind us of just how much we not only have to learn from fellow creatures, but that they can have a positive impact on our lives DAILY BEAST A gripping new book bridges the gap between humans and one of this planet s strangest and most wondrous creatures Global Newswire Journalistic immersion allows Montgomery to deliver a deeper understanding of the other, thereby adding to our understanding of ourselves A good book might illuminate something you knew little about, transform your world view, or move you in ways you didn t think possible The Soul of an Octopus delivers on all three New Scientist Charming and movingwith extraordinary scientific research The Guardian UK Montgomery s compassion and respect for the species make for a buoying read Newsday Sy Montgomery s The Soul of an Octopus does for the creature what Helen Macdonald s H Is for Hawk did for raptors New Statesman UK Informative and entertaining, part memoir and part scientific exploration, reminds us that if we are the best creatures on the planet at thinking, we can benefit by thinking about the creatures that may be doing it in some other way Columbus Dispatch Naturalist Montgomery writes exceptionally affecting and enlightening books inspired by both rigorous scientific curiosity and enraptured wonder and empathy for all living beingsIn prose as gripping and entwining as her subjects many arms, Montgomery chronicles the octopus phenomenal strength, dexterity, speed She also tells funny and moving stories about her friendships Montgomerys uniquely intimate portrait of the elusive octopus profoundly recalibrates our perception of consciousness, communication, and community Booklist STARRED review What makes this book unusual is that Montgomery doesn t try to answer this question about consciousness by sifting through piles of research Instead, she listens She develops extensive relationships with a handful of individual octopuses at the New England Aquarium, each with its own personality, its mundane dramas and tragedies She records every small moment, treating each octopus like a character in a Jane Austen novel The effect is wonderful By the end, it s hard to shake the feeling that these bizarre creatures really do have rich internal lives, even if we still lack the imagination to grasp them entirely Vox Montgomerys journey of discovery encourages the reader to reflect on his or her own definition of consciousness and soul In the end, the book leaves one with the impression that our way of interacting with the world is not the only way or the most superior way and that sentience similarly comes in a variety of equally astounding forms, all worthy of recognition and compassion Science Magazine Montgomerys journey of discovery encourages the reader to reflect on his or her own definition of consciousness and soul In the end, the book leaves one with the impression that our way of interacting with the world is not the only way or the most superior way and that sentience similarly comes in a variety of equally astounding forms, all worthy of recognition and compassion Shelf Awareness, Best Book of 2015 List A Notable Book of the Year Huffington Post The Soul of an Octopus is an astoundingly beautiful read in its entirety, at once scientifically illuminating and deeply poetic, and is indeed a worthy addition to the best science books of the year Science Friday, NPR This miraculously insightful and enchanting book expands our understanding of consciousness and sheds light on the very notion of what we call a soul. The books greatest reward isnt the fascinating science although that is riveting and ablaze with rigor but Montgomerys bewitching prose, pouring from the soul of a literary naturalist who paints the marvels of the oceans depths like Thoreau did the marvels of the New England woods Brainpickings Award winning author Montgomery reveals octopuses beauty The book takes readers on a vivid tour of their complex inner world explores their proclivities, their relationships and their intelligence and ultimately tries to deduce whether they possess consciousness It is hard to come away from this book without a new appreciation for these wonderful creatures Scientific American 2016 Notable Book American Library AssociationSy Montgomery is a naturalist, documentary scriptwriter, and author of twenty acclaimed books of nonfiction for adults and children, including the National Book Award finalist The Soul of an Octopus and the memoir The Good Good Pig, a New York Timesbestseller The recipient of numerous honors, including lifetime achievement awards from the Humane Society and the New England Booksellers Association, she lives in New Hampshire with her husband, border collie, and flock of chickens. 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