Gene Stone is an advisor to the Unicorn Goods team. He is the author of 40 books, including five #1 national bestsellers and 12 New York Times Bestsellers. Normally a nonfiction writer, his recent and only novelThe Awakening chronicles a day in which animals gain consciousness and go to war against people. It has been compared to George Orwell’s classic Animal Farm. Other books by Gene include Forks Over Knives, The Engine 2 Diet, Living the Farm Sanctuary Life, How Not to Die, My Beef With Meat, Start Something That Matters (with Blake Mycoskie, founder of TOMS Shoes), and A Reader’s Companion to Stephen Hawking’s A Brief History of Time (with astrophysicist Stephen Hawking). His upcoming book, Mercy for Animals, on the animal rights organization by the same name is set for release in May/June 2017. Learn more about Gene on his here.