Barbara King

College of William and Mary

Guest

Chancellor Professor of Anthropology at the College of William and Mary and contributor to the NPR blog, 13.7:Cosmos and Culture; author of How Animals Grieve and Personalities on the Plate: The Lives and Minds of Animals We Eat, due out next year

Barbara King on KCRW

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