Recent and Forthcoming

by David Brooks

Turin: Approaching Animals, published by Brandl&Schlesinger (Australia) and Blue Books (USA and world, forthcoming)

Animal Dreams, 17 essays on contemporary literature, thought and policy, published by Sydney University Press, 2021.

The Grass Library will shortly appear in a North American edition, published by Ashland Creek Press (Oregon).

‘Writing Animals’ (essay) was published in the November/December 2019 ‘Activism’ issue of the Kenyon Review  (USA) edited by John Kinsella and Rita Dove.

‘The Rats of Lord Howe: What kind of Biodiversity is Achieved through Biocide?’ (essay) appeared on the ABC Religion and Ethics page on July 12, 2019.

The Pozzo Sonnet: Rilke and the Killing of the Doves’ (essay) was published in Rilke’s Sonnets to Orpheus, ed. Hannah Vandegrift Eldridge and Luke Fischer (Oxford University Press, 2019).

KANGAROOS – the 100 DAYS PROJECT: Over a period of one hundred days in late 2017 and early 2018 David wrote and/or curated 100 posts concerning the historical treatment of kangaroos and the predicament of kangaroos in contemporary Australia. These posts, and some exquisite photography, can be accessed here.