by Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson.
Here's a favorite excerpt:
"It is a bit puzzling why we feel that something not like us deserves less respect. That it's death is less troubling."
A reviewer of the book on the Amazon site says: "Here, here. Some people think fish are vegetables. You know those people who say, "I'm a vegetarian but I eat fish." Those people really need to read this book. "