The New York Times calls Animal Madness a “lovely, big-hearted book…brimming with compassion and the tales of the many, many humans who devote their days to making animals well.” Read more.
Publisher’s Weekly says it’s “Illuminating….Braitman’s delightful balance of humor and poignancy brings each case to life….[Animal Madness’s] continuous dose of hope should prove medicinal for humans and animals alike.” More.
“This is a marvelous, smart, eloquent book — as much about human emotion as it is about animals and their inner lives. Braitman’s research is fascinating, and she writes with the ease and engagement of a natural storyteller.” Susan Orlean, author of Rin Tin Tin and The Orchid Thief
“Where the BuzzFeed Animals page, for example, urges us to see animals as an undifferentiated mass of squee-worthy fluff,” Joshua Rothman writes in The New Yorker, “Braitman wants us to take animals seriously—to see them as individuals with life histories and psychologies as dramatic and intense as our own.” More.
“A gem..that can teach much us much about the wildness of our own minds,” according to Psychology Today. More.