The Battle for the Great Apes: Inside the Fight for Non-Human Rights
With several incremental victories behind them, animal-rights advocates are making their biggest push yet: to expand the definition of a person.
George Johnson is an American journalist and science writer. He is the author of nine books, including The Cancer Chronicles, The Ten Most Beautiful Experiments, and Strange Beauty: Murray Gell-Mann and the Revolution in 20th-Century Physics, and writes for a number of publications, including the New York Times. He is a two-time winner of the science journalism award from the American Association for the Advancement of Science.