Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson is the bestselling author of 9 books on the emotional life of animals. His book, Dogs Never Lie About Love, has sold over 1 million copies worldwide.

His latest book is Beasts - What Animals Can Teach Us About the Origins of Good and Evil.

Jeff lives with his family in Auckland, New Zealand.

Beasts Cover

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Beasts: What Animals Can Teach Us About the Origins of Good and Evil.

There are two supreme predators on the planet with the most complex brains in nature: humans and orcas. In the twentieth century alone, one of these animals killed 200 million members of its own species, the other has killed none. Jeffrey Masson's fascinating new book begins here: There is something different about us.

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Dogs Make Us Human

Dogs Make Us Human

Dogs Make Us Human: A Global Family Album
Famed wildlife photographer Art Wolfe has chosen one hundred of his favorite photographs of dogs— including shots from every continent of the world—and teamed up with bestselling animal writer Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson to create a remarkable book that will be treasured by dog lovers far and wide.

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Now Available as Ebooks

4 of Jeff's books are now available as eBooks from Untreed Reads:

The Dog Who Couldn't Stop Loving

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No other animal loves us in quite the same way as dogs love us. And it is mutual. Is it possible that we developed the capacity for love, sympathy, empathy, and compassion because of our long association with dogs?

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The Interpretation of Dreams

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This is an illustrated edition with magnificent paintings around the theme of dreams. Jeff wrote the Introduction, as well as various notes throughout the text explaining some of the key terms used in this classic book on dreams.

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The Face on Your Plate

Also Available in Paperback

In this revelatory work, Jeffrey Masson explores what we eat and why. He shows how food affects our moral selves, our health, and our planet. Uniquely, as a psychoanalyst, Masson investigates how denial keeps us from recognizing the animal at the end of our fork and urges readers to consciously make decisions about food.

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You can see and find more information on every book Jeff's written on his Books page.

More information about Jeff can be found on the About page.

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