The Fens

Francis Pryor The Fens “Affectionate, richly informative and deftly executed, The Fens weaves together strands of archaeology, history and personal experience into a satisfying narrative portrait of a complex and threatened landscape.” Price: £25

The Botany of Desire

Michael Pollan The Botany of Desire “In blending history, memoir and superb science writing, Pollan tells the story of four domesticated species – the apple, the tulip, marijuana and the potato. All four plants are integral to our everyday lives Continue reading The Botany of Desire

Mozart’s Starling

Lyanda Lynn Haupt Mozart’s Starling “On May 27th, 1784, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart met a flirtatious little starling who sang (an improved version of!) the theme from his Piano Concerto Number 17 in G to him. Knowing a kindred spirit when Continue reading Mozart’s Starling