Small Animals NPR coverage of Small Animals: Parenthood in the Age of Fear by Kim Brooks. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.
NPR logo Small Animals

Small Animals

Parenthood in the Age of Fear

by Kim Brooks

Hardcover, 242 pages, St Martins Pr, List Price: $26.99 |

purchase

Buy Featured Book

Title
Small Animals
Subtitle
Parenthood in the Age of Fear
Author
Kim Brooks

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Book Summary

A full-length memoir based on the author's viral essay recounts a harrowing family event and how it reflected changes in beliefs and heightened fears that have transformed parenting in the course of a single generation.