Book Reviews


How animal senses reveal different worlds

How animal senses reveal different worlds

ByBryony CottamJun 25, 2022
Book Review: Ed Yong’s An Immense World reveals the peculiar and different ways animals have of perceiving reality
Review: Ritual by Dimitris Xygalatas

Review: Ritual by Dimitris Xygalatas

ByKatie BurtonJun 25, 2022

A man practices fire walking in Kandy, Sri Lanka Katie Burton reviews Ritual: How Seemingly Senseless Acts Make Life Worth…

Review: Lost in the Valley of Death by Harley Rustad

Review: Lost in the Valley of Death by Harley Rustad

ByChris FitchMay 18, 2022
Review of Harley Rustad’s book Lost in the Valley of Death: A Story of Obsession and Danger in the Himalayas, published Harper Collins India
Review: Inside Qatar by John McManus

Review: Inside Qatar by John McManus

ByKatie BurtonMay 17, 2022
It’s hard to know what to make of Qatar, although that’s not the fault of McManus, whose writing is entertaining, in-depth and compassionate
Review: Widows of the Ice by Anne Fletcher

Review: Widows of the Ice by Anne Fletcher

In shadowing each woman until their own deaths, Fletcher deepens our understanding of how Oriana, Kathleen and Lois strove to move beyond grief
Review: A Natural History of the Future by Rob Dunn

Review: A Natural History of the Future by Rob Dunn

ByKatie BurtonMay 17, 2022
Dunn’s conclusions are often alarming, but he does also provide suggestions and solutions to what we are doing to the planet
Review: Landscapes of Silence by Hugh Brody

Review: Landscapes of Silence by Hugh Brody

Elizabeth Wainwright reviews Hugh Brody’s book Landscapes of Silence: From Childhood to The Arctic, published by Faber Anthropologist and filmmaker…

Review: Regenesis, by George Monbiot

Review: Regenesis, by George Monbiot

Regenesis by George Monbiot opens up a vital debate about protecting a substance on which we’re so reliant and yet is so little talked about
Review: Wild City, by Florence Wilkinson

Review: Wild City, by Florence Wilkinson

ByChris FitchMay 13, 2022
Chris Fitch reviews Florence Wilkinson’s book Wild City: Encounters with Urban Wildlife, published by Orion Spring
Review: The Instant, by Amy Liptrot

Review: The Instant, by Amy Liptrot

Olivia Edward reviews the new book from Amy Liptrot, The Instant, published by Cannongate
Review: Ways of Being, by James Bridle

Review: Ways of Being, by James Bridle

Elizabeth Wainwright reviews James Bridle’s new book, Ways of Being: Beyond Human Intelligence, published by Allen Lane
Review: Water Always Wins by Erica Gies

Review: Water Always Wins by Erica Gies

Jules Stewart reviews Erica Gies’ book, Water Always Wins: Thriving in an Age of Drought and Deluge, published by Apollo
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