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Events

Temple Grandin book signing at CSU

March 19, 2009

The New York Times' January 25, 2009 'Book Review' listed Colorado State University Professor Temple Grandin and Catherine Johnsons' new book, 'Animals Make us Human," as No. 13 on the best selling hardcover nonfiction list. Following a nationwide book tour, Grandin will appear at CSU to discuss her book and sign copies.

Best selling nonfiction

Colorado State's Animal Sciences Professor Temple Grandin's new book, Animals Make us Human, has become a bestseller.

This spring, Grandin traveled nationwide discussing her book and signing copies for fans.  Now she appears on Monday, March 23 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Lory Student Center's Cherokee Park Ballroom to speak about the book.

Copies of Animals Make Us Human will be available for sale. Professor Grandin has graciously agreed to sign books. This is event is free and open to the public. 

Giving your animals the best life

How do you give your animal the best life? The best-selling author of Animals in Translation shows us surprising new ways to make our pets and other animals happy. Here is a wonderful opportunity to meet a bestselling author!

View Tattered Cover Bookstore's podcast of Grandin speaking about her new book.

Praise for Animals Make Us Human

  • "Provocative...we’re lucky to have Temple Grandin." (New York Times)
  • "Part owner's manual and part business proposal, Animals Make Us Human argues that we can treat animals better if we consider the emotions that motivate them...For pet owners, her perspective is invaluable... Grade: A-." (Entertainment Weekly) 
  • A well-written, down-to-earth look into the lives of lots of animals, including animals that make up part of our food chain. Grade: A." (Rocky Mountain News)
  • "Packed with fascinating insights, unexpected observations and a wealth of how-to tips, Grandin's peppy work ably challenges assumptions about what makes animals happy." (STARRED Publishers Weekly)
  • "The text provides thought-provoking scenarios and references several animal studies...readers will be able to glean new perspectives about animal welfare." (Library Journal)
     

Contact: Fran Wilson
E-mail: fran.wilson@colostate.edu
Phone: (970) 491-1500