Animals Strike Curious Poses

Author: Elena Passarello
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1473549493
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Here are the starling that inspired Mozart with its song, Darwin’s tortoise Harriet, and in an extraordinary essay, Jumbo the elephant (and how they tried to electrocute him).

Let S Go Crazy

Author: Alan Light
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476776776
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I'd seen Prince onstage and knew what he could do as a guitar player, but the
explosive dissonance of the song's introduction was devastating. What was this
song? It was funky, but it sure played like a rock song. What was he talking about
—“animals strike curious poses”? What? The sound was mechanical, on the
verge of annoying, hypnotic. By the time it built to the keyboard coda, ascending
up and up at high speed and then cutting short, I was knocked out. I couldn't stop
listening, ...