Gavin Van Horn is director of Cultures of Conservation at the Center for Humanities & Nature. He is also co-editor of City Creatures: Animal Encounters in the Chicago Wilderness and Wilderness: Relations of People and Place (University of Chicago 2015; 2017).
Urban Wildlife, Indoors and Out
Two new books about urban wildlife share a message: open your goddamn eyes. The world is miraculous, the authors say, and they urge us to pay attention....