An updated edition of the groundbreaking study of animal rights describes the shocking abuse of animals--including laboratory experimentation, the fur industry, and product testing procedures--and argues that those who oppose human suffering must also oppose inflicting suffering on animals.
"What is the book that changed your life? (not novels or religious texts)"
I think it's a wonderful way to connect in a less superficial way and learn a little more about each other. It's also a wonderful way to discover new books worth reading.
This is one of them. The full list is here.