A man and a great ape conduct a series of philosophical conversations in a work that presents a new vision of evolution and humankind and asks the question: does the Earth belong to humans, or do humans belong to the Earth?
aneurysm1985: Both are about similar social-ecological issues. And both are the result of the authors (Quinn and Jacobs) enlightening readers about non-fiction topics through the use of fictional characters and Platonic dialogue. Both novels are written with the overarching purpose of educating their readers about unfamiliar topics.… (more)
The first time I read the ad, I choked and cursed and spat and threw the paper to the floor.
It wasn't till I got Ishmael's poster to the framing shop that I discovered there were messages on both sides. I had it framed so that both can be seen. The message on one side is the one Ishmael displayed on the wall of his den: WITH MAN GONE, WILL THERE BE HOPE FOR GORILLA? The message on the other side reads: WITH GORILLA GONE, WILL THERE BE HOPE FOR MAN?