Robert Macfarlane

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Spell Songs II: Let the Light In review – a magical return to nature
In this captivating follow-up, the stellar folk collective give voice to more magical meditations on nature from Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris

Neil Spencer

04, Dec, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Bravery, hope and escape: the best books to cheer up kids in lockdown
From polar bears to murder mysteries, Katherine Rundell’s picks will make long days feel shorter and a small world seem larger

Katherine Rundell

22, Mar, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Top authors hope you’ll give this book away to change young lives
Philip Pullman, Robert Macfarlane and 21 others give backing to literacy charity Room to Read in new anthology the Gifts of Reading

Donna Ferguson

27, Sep, 2020 @8:45 AM

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In brief: Blue Ticket; How Do We Know We're Doing It Right?; Underland – review
A woman’s right to have a child, contemporary culture and what lies beneath

Hannah Beckerman

23, Aug, 2020 @12:00 PM

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Robert Macfarlane: 'Are we being good ancestors? Mostly, no'
The don of nature writing on the lure of the world underground, staycations with his family, and the planet’s prospects for the future

Kate Kellaway

22, Aug, 2020 @2:00 PM

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Orwell prize for fiction shortlist replays 2019 Booker prize contest
Booker winner Bernardine Evaristo’s Girl, Woman, Other will vie with Lucy Ellmann’s Ducks, Newburyport for political writing award

Alison Flood

21, May, 2020 @11:03 AM

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British Book awards balance art and selling power to decide best writer in 30 years
Novelists rub shoulders with presidents, chefs, comedians and thriller megastars on longlist to define the title with the biggest impact on the book world

Alison Flood

14, Feb, 2020 @6:01 AM

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Gender, race, climate and the New Nature Writing
New Nature Writing has become a publishing phenomenon, from Roger Deakin to Robert Macfarlane. Will diverse new voices help it adapt to the climate crisis?

Stephen Moss

28, Dec, 2019 @4:23 PM

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Should this tree have the same rights as you?
Around the world, a movement is gaining momentum that grants legal rights to natural phenomena, including rivers, lakes and mountains. Robert Macfarlane investigates the rise of the new animism

Robert Macfarlane

02, Nov, 2019 @11:00 AM

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Robert Macfarlane finally wins Wainwright nature writing prize
Underland was the author’s fourth work to be shortlisted, and judges decided unanimously that the ‘claustrophobic thriller of sorts’ was his best

Alison Flood

15, Aug, 2019 @3:00 PM

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Spell Songs: The Lost Words review – a literary landscape brought to life
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Neil Spencer

21, Jul, 2019 @8:00 AM

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Crisis crescendos: how the Proms is sounding the alarm for a planet in peril
Pounding oceans, enchanted woods, threatened birds and the powerful words of Greta Thunberg … we meet the composers spearheading this year’s nature theme at the Proms

Stephen Moss

18, Jul, 2019 @5:00 AM

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