Amy Sutherland

Amy Sutherland is the author of "Kicked, Bitten, and Scratched" and "Cookoff." Her articles have appeared in "The New York Times, Los Angeles Times," and T"he Boston Globe." She has a master's degree in journalism from Northwestern University. Her feature piece "What Shamu Taught Me About a Happy Marriage," on which this book is based, was the most viewed and most e-mailed article of "The New York Times "online in 2006. Sutherland divides her time between Boston and Portland, Maine.