ACP is headed to New Zealand and Australia

We’re excited to once again be headed Down Under to meet with authors and readers. We have two events planned that all are welcome to attend:   Christchurch, New Zealand Writing about Animals: Literature’s evolving relationship with the animal kingdom November 10th, 3 to 5pm At the University of Canterbury New Zealand Centre for Human-Animal …

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Join us for Penguins & Patagonia in October 2018!

Save the dates: October 29 to November 6, 2018! Join us and Adventures by the Book on a journey through the majestic land of Patagonia and immerse yourself in the setting that helped inspire My Last Continent and The Tourist Trail. When John and I volunteered at the Punta Tombo penguin colony in Argentina, helping with a penguin census of …

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Vegan dining in Laguna Beach

While in Laguna Beach recently for a book event (don’t miss the fabulous Laguna Beach Books while you’re in town), we were able to stop in at the glorious vegan restaurant The Stand. Fitting for a beach town, The Stand Natural Foods is indeed a stand: You order at the same counter where you pick up …

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Vegan dining in San Diego’s Little Italy

I was delighted to learn that San Diego’s Little Italy neighborhood has among its many Italian restaurants and cafes one known for its vegan menu: Civico 1845. One of the great things about this restaurant is that it brings the vegan menu to your table along with its regular menu and wine list, unlike some …

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Vegan dining in Melbourne & Sydney: Lord of the Fries

One of the best vegan discoveries during our trip to Australia was Lord of the Fries. (I should add that this was good for our taste buds, but perhaps not ideal for our health: Lord of the Fries is vegan fast-food takeaway: not the healthiest but definitely delicious.) We first discovered Lord of the Fries …

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