Vesper Flights

Helen MacDonald (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$27.00  $24.84
Publisher
Grove Press
Publish Date
August 25, 2020
Pages
288
Dimensions
5.9 X 8.3 X 1.3 inches | 1.15 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780802128812
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Reviews

Praise for Vesper Flights

"[An] altogether memorable collection . . . Exemplary writing about the intersection of the animal and human worlds." --Kirkus Reviews(Starred Review)

""An inviting collection... infused with wonder, nostalgia, and melancholy." --Publishers Weekly

Praise for H is for Hawk

"Breathtaking . . . Helen Macdonald renders an indelible impression of a raptor's fierce essence--and her own--with words that mimic feathers, so impossibly pretty we don't notice their astonishing engineering."--New York Times Book Review (cover review)

"Beautiful and nearly feral...H Is for Hawk reminds us that excellent nature writing can lay bare some of the intimacies of the wild world as well." --New York Times

"Macdonald is a poet, her language rich and taut."--Chicago Tribune

"Captivating and beautifully written, it's a meditation on the bond between beasts and humans and the pain and beauty of being alive." --People (Book of the Week)

"One of the loveliest things you'll read this year . . . You'll never see a bird overhead the same way again. A-" --Entertainment Weekly

"Dazzling." --Vogue

"Coherent, complete, and riveting, perhaps the finest nonfiction I read in the past year." --New Yorker

"An elegantly written amalgam of nature writing, personal memoir, literary portrait and an examination of bereavement. . . . It illuminates unexpected things in unexpected ways." --Washington Post

"Glows and burns." --Wall Street Journal

"Assured, honest and raw . . . a soaring wonder of a book." --Boston Globe