It is the story of how we came to make this, our greatest mistake - and how, if we act now, we can yet put it right.We have one final chance to create the perfect home for ourselves and restore the wonderful world we inherited.'
All we need is the will do so.
reveals a world that's both more extraordinary and more delicate than could be imagined' Daily Mail
'The lives of fungi alone are fascinating, but the questions and wider implications that Sheldrake teases out from them are often truly astounding ...
THE SUNDAY TIMES' SCIENCE AND ENVIRONMENT BOOK OF THE YEAR 2021
SHORTLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE 2021
SHORTLISTED FOR THE WAINWRIGHT CONSERVATION AWARD 2021
SHORTLISTED FOR THE BRITISH ACADEMY BOOK PRIZE 2021
LONGLISTED FOR THE HIGHLAND BOOK PRIZE 2021
This is a radical new look at the Common Swift - a numerous but profoundly un-common bird - by Charles Foster, author of the New York Times Bestseller, Being a Beast. Foster follows the swifts throughout the world, manically, lyrically, yet scientifically.
What can we really do about the climate emergency?
The inconvenient truth is that we are causing the climate crisis with our carbon intensive lifestyles and that fixing - or even just slowing - it will affect all of us. But it can be done.
'The best piece of nature writing since H is for Hawk, and the most powerful work of biography I have read in years' Neil Gaiman
'I can't recommend it too highly' Helen Macdonald
'One of those rare, enchanted books' Isabella Tree
'I was entranced' Cathy Rentzenbrink