A leader in the fields of animal ethics and neurology, in her latest book Dr. Aysha Akhtar examines the rich human-animal connection and how interspecies empathy enriches our well-being.
Deftly combining medicine, social history and personal experience, Our Symphony with Animals is the first book by a physician to show how deeply the well-being of humans and animals are entwined.
Against the backdrop of her own inspiring story, Dr. Akhtar asks, “What do we gain when we recognize our kinship with animals?”
She travels around the country to tell the stories of a varied cast of characters ― including a former mobster, an industrial chicken farmer, a Marine veteran ― and comes face to face with a serial killer…
50% of proceeds go to Rowdy Girl Sanctuary.