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Announcing the Release of my Latest Book! Man Swarm: How Overpopulation is Killing the Wild World

Announcing the Release of my Latest Book! Man Swarm: How Overpopulation is Killing the Wild World

When I was researching The Baby Matrix, I interviewed David Paxson, President of World Population Balance. We talked about how we thought the book, Man Swarm and the Killing of Wildlife, was a great book on overpopulation. Originally written largely for conservationists, David and I really wanted to see the book reach a wider audience.… Read more
Update on the Work of Israeli Scholar and Author, Orna Donath

Update on the Work of Israeli Scholar and Author, Orna Donath

I recently heard from Orna Donath, an Israeli scholar and author I interviewed awhile back on the childfree in Israel. She has two new published articles about motherhood and regret in Israel based on her Ph.D. work. Check them out and my interview with her here:… Read more
Nonfiction Book Review: Knocking on Heaven’s Door: The Path to a Better Way of Death

Nonfiction Book Review: Knocking on Heaven’s Door: The Path to a Better Way of Death

This book will hit your heart and mind, hard. Author Katy Butler has written a moving and informative memoir that will stick with you and inspire contemplation. In Knocking on Heaven’s Door: The Path to a Better Way of Death, we intimately go with Katy on her complicated journey of vowing to help her mother get her father’s pacemaker turned off – how she would “learn much about the implications of that vow, about the workings of pacemakers and of human hearts, about the law and medicine and guilt, about money and morality.”… Read more