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Review: Animals in Translation: Using the Mysteries of Autism to Decode Animal Behavior

User Review  - Keren Duchan - Goodreads

On one hand, an interesting book with novel ideas and insight about animals and humans, some of which are based on research. On the other hand, many times the author makes assumptions that are based ... Read full review

Review: Animals in Translation: Using the Mysteries of Autism to Decode Animal Behavior

User Review  - Jeannette - Goodreads

Temple Grandin makes it clear that people who are autistic, as she is, are not word people. That's also pretty obvious from this book. The language is plodding and very repetitive. I was repeatedly ... Read full review

Review: Animals in Translation: Using the Mysteries of Autism to Decode Animal Behavior

User Review  - Ann - Goodreads

Very conversational and sometimes interesting, but I often get hung up on some general statement that she makes about dogs or chickens, that I totally disagree with. This book is at its best when the ... Read full review

Review: Animals in Translation: Using the Mysteries of Autism to Decode Animal Behavior

User Review  - Andrea Norr - Goodreads

I had high hopes for this book because I had heard such good things about it. The author is an expert in cattle and other farm animals. She tries to make guesses about cats and dos but that's all they ... Read full review

Review: Animals in Translation: Using the Mysteries of Autism to Decode Animal Behavior

User Review  - Ali - Goodreads

The reactions to the book were mixed. A lot of facts - a deluge of details. Too much maybe. Or maybe welcome information. Repetitive, and not terribly well organized. Which may just be a side affect ... Read full review

Review: Animals in Translation: Using the Mysteries of Autism to Decode Animal Behavior

User Review  - Kathy Maher - Goodreads

this was very interesting but a bit too technical in some areas. glad I read it. Read full review

Review: Animals in Translation: Using the Mysteries of Autism to Decode Animal Behavior

User Review  - Melanie - Goodreads

I was disappointed in this book. Temple Grandin shares a lot of neat knowledge about animal perception, particularly in regards to livestock and her work in humane slaughter, but the parts of the book ... Read full review

Review: Animals in Translation: Using the Mysteries of Autism to Decode Animal Behavior

User Review  - Tim - Goodreads

I had serious problems with the way this book is written. Though Grandin's plainspoken writing style is refreshing, I often felt like she was oversimplifying very complex ideas in order to appeal to a ... Read full review

Review: Animals in Translation: Using the Mysteries of Autism to Decode Animal Behavior

User Review  - Elizabeth - Goodreads

I had heard fantastic things about this book and was excited to read it. I was disappointed though. I found Grandin's wirting style hard to take - it seemed very disjointed and there was lots of "I'll ... Read full review

Review: Animals in Translation: Using the Mysteries of Autism to Decode Animal Behavior

User Review  - Lucy - Goodreads

I started out really excited about this book, but the author really only knows about cattle in and around slaughter houses and tries to translate that to mean something for all animals. I started getting board and not taking her very seriously and didn't end up finishing the book. Read full review


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