Octopus! Reading at Boulder Book Store, Thursday December 5th!

Next Thursday I'll be reading from my new book: Octopus! The Most Mysterious Creature In the Sea and sharing some of my crazy adventures--from embarking on a sloshing boat ride with octopus fishermen in Spain to trying to track down a storied live octopus dish in a Korean neighborhood in the far corners of NYC. …

Smithsonian Explains 10 Surprising Facts from Octopus!

In honor of the publication of Octopus! The Most Mysterious Creature In the Sea today, Smithsonian.com brings us 10 surprising science facts about the octopus. From their introduction: Octopuses, those whip-smart but bizarre cephalopods, seem to embody everything creepy and mysterious about the sea–the thought of their soft squishy bodies lurking in the oceans’ dark reaches has inspired …

Octopus! On NBC

I was delighted to hear that NBCNews.com science editor Nidhi Subbaraman is as excited about octopuses as I am! She and I chatted cephalopods a couple days ago, and she's posted a fabulous Q&A on NBCNews.com in advance of Octopus! The Most Mysterious Creature In the Sea's official release tomorrow! As she notes in her intro: Katherine Harmon Courage's first book "OCTOPUS!" is crammed …