Winner of the 2012 Anisfield-Wolf Award for Non-fiction  

What is it about us that makes it possible for us to commit acts of atrocity against other human beings? 

Less Than Human draws on history, psychology, biology, anthropology, and philosophy to  describe the dynamics of dehumanization, describe the forms that it typically takes, and explain why we so often resort to it.  

How and why we dehumanize others