Sy Montgomery is an author and naturalist. She has published 28 books for adults and children, including The Soul of an Octopus (2015) and most recently How to be a Good Creature: A Memoir in Thirteen Animals (2018). She lives in New Hampshire.
Animals and humans
For the hate of dogs
We treat pet dogs with such sentimentality while their wild, endangered relatives are feared and persecuted. Why?
Cognition and intelligence
What I learned about fear, sex, desire and dread from the peculiar pleasures of diving with great white sharks