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Sy Montgomery

Sy Montgomery's research for films, articles, and twenty-two books has led her to hike the Altai Mountains of Mongolia looking for snow leopards and track tree kangaroos in Papua New Guinea, among other adventures. Montgomery writes books for both adults and children, and has scripted two films for National Geographic television. A National Book Award finalist (The Soul of an Octopus), she has also been honored with a Sibert Medal (Kakapo Rescue), two Science Book and Film prizes from the National Association for the Advancement of Science, three honorary degrees, and many other awards. Her latest work is a memoir, How to Be a Good Creature. She lives in Hancock, New Hampshire.

Audio interview on WBUR
Article in the Wall Street Journal
Review in Publishers Weekly
Buy How to Be a Good Creature

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Saturday, October 13

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