Writers Series with Carl Safina: Beyond Words

Date: June 15, 2017
Time: 6:00 pm  to  7:30 pm

As a part of our ongoing 2017 Writers Series, please join Partners Village Store and Kitchen on Thursday, June 15th at 6pm as we welcome Prize-winning author and MacArthur Fellow CARL SAFINA to share his latest book BEYOND WORDS: What Animals Think and Feel.

In this landmark work, Safina weaves decades of field observations with exciting new discoveries in brain science that delivers enlightening insight into animal cognition. This will surely be a fascinating program and one not to be missed!

BEYOND WORDS offers powerful and illuminating insight into the unique personalities of animals through extraordinary stories of animal joy, grief, jealousy, anger and love. Ultimately a graceful examination of humanity’s place in the world, Safina calls on us to re-evaluate our relationship to the other species around us.



CARL SAFINA is the author of seven books, including Song for the Blue Ocean, which was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year, Eye of the Albatross, Voyage of the Turtle, and The View from Lazy Point. Safina is founding president of The Safina Center at Stony Brook University, where he also co-chairs the University’s Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science. A winner of the 2012 Orion Award and a MacArthur Prize, among others, his work has been featured in outlets such as The New York Times, National Geographic, CNN.com and The  Huffington Post, and he hosts “Saving Ocean” on PBS.