Mark Essig

Mark Essig is the author of Lesser Beasts: A Snout-to-Tail History of the Humble Pig (Basic Books) and Edison & the Electric Chair (Walker & Co). He lives in Asheville, North Carolina.


CONTRIBUTOR ARTICLES

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....


The Cow Whisperer

“The Secret Life of Cows” is a collection of anecdotes dedicated to the proposition that cows are individuals and should be treated as such....

The Cow Whisperer
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