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W.W. Norton has published an exciting new translation of one of the world’s earliest novels – The Golden Ass by Apuleius.
Edited by philosopher and author of Animal Liberation, Peter Singer, and translated by Apuleius scholar, Ellen Finkelpearl.
A comic tale about a man whose curiosity about magic results in him being turned into a donkey. The adventures of Lucius are highly entertaining, and reveal Apuleius’s remarkable empathy for animals. Read more ›
What makes a good listener? Empathy? Understanding? Making eye contact? Giving great advice?
According to many communication experts, the best listeners are those with the ability to just be quiet, not interrupt and concentrate fully on what someone is saying without getting distracted.
Donkeys are famous for their calm and steady nature and reluctance to do anything in a hurry. Anyone who spends time with donkeys will tell you what good listeners they are. From the knowing in those deep, brown eyes to the slow turning of those big, beautiful ears to face you. Read more ›
Isabelle leads us through a tiny courtyard and up a beautifully restored medieval staircase to a pretty twin room with a balcony overlooking the church and the street below. After a quick freshen up, we take our seats outside La Sarrasine in Villes-sur-Auzon. Read more ›