Her powerful, elegant memoir should be read by everyone.... as an example of what truly well-written and unflinching self-examination can be like. --The Sunday Telegraph
Witnessing her strength and sheer determination to live makes this striking book completely engrossing. -Publishers Weekly (starred review)
You know how sometimes you read a book that's so powerful, you find you keep flipping to the back to look at the author's photo? Lessons in Taxidermy has that effect. --Time Out New York
Lavender's memoir is exquisite, precise and deeply affecting from beginning to end. -Bookslut
Bee Lavender was born and raised on a peninsula west of Seattle but currently lives in London, England. Her work as a social media pioneer, entrepreneur, and critically-acclaimed author has been reviewed and featured in a wide array of outlets like Fast Company, USA Today, The New Yorker, The Guardian, The Telegraph, The Times, Salon, Time Out, NPR, and the BBC. Her work regularly appears in magazines, newspapers, anthologies, and radio programs in both the United States and the United Kingdom.