The June Readers’ Review panel talks about this harrowing account of a shipwrecked boy trapped on a 26-foot lifeboat for 227 days with a 450-pound Bengal tiger.


  • Ted Mashima wildlife veterinarian at the University of Maryland and associate director of the Center for Government and Corporate Veterinary Medicine
  • Chester Gillis chairman of the theology department at Georgetown University
  • Lisa Page freelance writer who teaches creative writing at George Washington University.

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