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Congratulations, Marie Winn

Marie Winn's Central Park in the Dark: More Mysteries of Urban Wildlife, her wonderful book about New York's great park at night is now available in paperback for only $15.  It goes on sale today.  For more information about the book, visit her publlisher's website at:

The book has received great praise:

"Central Park in the Dark is a delight; I'd follow Winn into the park at any hour."--The New York Times Book Review

"A delightful chronicle of the animals that come out to hunt and play in the park at night . . . conveys the magic and enduring mysteries of Central Park."--Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times

"Winn is an engaging writer, making us care about the evening denizens of the park (human or otherwise)."--Booklist

"Winn's book is a revelation. . . . A worthy addition to any nature lover’s shelf."--Buffalo News

"Exuberantly illuminates Central Park’s vibrant 843-acre nocturnal world."--Kirkus Reviews

"From screech owl rescues to slug sex, Winn pulls the reader into this tight-knit circle of people all searching for the same thing: a glimpse of nature in the midst of the hustle and bustle of the city."--The Christian Science Monitor

I photographed the owl on the jacket in 2008.  For my blog entries about owls over the last few years, click on any of the Eastern Screech-Owl Blogs links on the upper left hand corner of this blog.