Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson has written more than a dozen books about the emotional lives of animals, including the New York Times bestseller When Elephants Weep. He is also the author of Lost Companions: Reflections on the Death of Pets (2020, St. Martin’s Press). He lives in Sydney, Australia.
David G. Brooks, an Australian poet, critic and novelist, has written numerous essays in defense of kangaroos. He is also the author of The Grass Library, a memoir about his experience living with sheep and other animals in the Blue Mountains of New South Wales (Ashland Creek Press).