Vesper Flights

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  • Author : Helen Macdonald
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Pages : 272 pages
  • ISBN : 1448130735
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 12 reviews
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Vesper Flights

Vesper Flights
  • Author : Helen Macdonald
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release : 27 August 2020
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**THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER** 'Thrilling dispatches from a vanishing world' Observer Animals don't exist to teach us things, but that is what they have always done, and most of what they teach us is what we think we know about ourselves. From the bestselling author of H is for Hawk comes Vesper Flights, a transcendent collection of essays about the human relationship to the natural world. Helen Macdonald brings together a collection of her best-loved writing along with new pieces

Paul and Religion

Paul and Religion
  • Author : Paul W. Gooch
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 28 February 2022
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Paul and Religion demonstrates the continuing and contemporary relevance of the most important, and most controversial, figure of early Christianity. Paul Gooch interrogates the Pauline writings for their meaning as well as implications for religion as an entire form of life, a stance on the world expressed in distinctive practices. Bringing a philosophical approach to this topic, he connects Paul's ideas to lived experience. In a conversational style, Gooch explores Paul's experience of grace and his dismissal of distinctive markers

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The Prepared Leader
  • Author : Erika H. James,Lynn Perry Wooten
  • Publisher : University of Pennsylvania Press
  • Release : 20 September 2022
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The next crisis might be here now, or it might be around the corner. In The Prepared Leader: Emerge from Any Crisis More Resilient Than Before, two history-making experts in crisis leadership—James, dean of The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and Wooten, president of Simmons University—forcefully argue that the time to prepare is always. In no other time in recent history have leaders in every industry and on every continent grappled with so many changes that

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  • Author : Charlotte Gould,Sophie Mesplède
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 21 July 2021
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This book explores the nature of Britain-based artists’ engagement with the transformations of their environment since the early days of the Industrial Revolution. At a time of pressing ecological concerns, the international group of contributors provide a series of case studies that reconsider the nature–culture divide and aim at identifying the contours of a national narrative that stretches from enclosed lands to rising seas. By adopting a longer historical view, this book hopes to enrich current debates concerning art’

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  • Author : Barbara Pagano
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 30 June 2022
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A soul-shaking and inspiring book for late-in-life adulthood. The decision of whether we will choose with intention to fully live in the last third of life begins in our 60s. We can demand more of ourselves, invest in opportunities to test our courage, and try one last time for the life we want. Barbara Pagano shows you how.

Writing Wild

Writing Wild
  • Author : Kathryn Aalto
  • Publisher : Timber Press
  • Release : 23 June 2020
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"Re-centers and gives voice to a diversity of women naturalists and writers across time." —Cultivating Place In Writing Wild, Kathryn Aalto celebrates 25 women whose influential writing helps deepen our connection to and understanding of the natural world. These inspiring wordsmiths are scholars, spiritual seekers, conservationists, scientists, novelists, and explorers. They defy easy categorization, yet they all share a bold authenticity that makes their work both distinct and universal. Part travel essay, literary biography, and cultural history, Writing Wild ventures into

Apeirogon

Apeirogon
  • Author : Colum McCann
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release : 25 February 2020
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A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER LONGLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE SHORTLISTED FOR THE PRIX FEMINA AND THE PRIX MEDICIS WINNER OF THE PRIX DU MEILLEUR LIVRES ETRANGER WINNER OF THE 2020 NATIONAL JEWISH BOOK AWARDS CHOSEN AS A BOOK OF 2020 BY THE SUNDAY TIMES, OBSERVER, GUARDIAN, i PAPER, FINANCIAL TIMES, NEW STATESMAN, SCOTSMAN, IRISH TIMES, BBC.COM, WATERSTONES.COM 'A wondrous book. It left me hopeful; this is its gift' Elizabeth Strout 'An empathy engine ... It is, itself, an agent of

Killer Cities

Killer Cities
  • Author : Nigel Thrift
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release : 10 February 2021
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Killer Cities uses a combination of social theory, polemic and close attention to empirical detail to tell the story of how and why cities cause mass animal death and, in the process, hasten the destruction of the planet. This book is not just a lament, however. It is an attempt to navigate out of this mess of planned and unplanned violence towards a world in which cities no longer act as killers but become aligned with the lives of other

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  • Author : Colum McCann
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release : 25 February 2020
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “A quite extraordinary novel. Colum McCann has found the form and voice to tell the most complex of stories, with an unexpected friendship between two men at its powerfully beating heart.”—Kamila Shamsie, author of Home Fire FINALIST FOR THE DUBLIN LITERARY AWARD • LONGLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE • WINNER OF THE NATIONAL JEWISH BOOK AWARD • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The Independent • The New York Public Library • Library Journal From the

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  • Author : Giuseppe Notarbartolo di Sciara,Bernd Würsig
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 08 June 2022
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The seventh volume in the series “Ethology and Behavioral Ecology of Marine Mammals” describes aspects of the often-complex relationship between humans and marine mammals. From a primeval condition of occasional predators, during the last century humans have become a major factor negatively affecting the status of most marine mammals through over-hunting, habitat encroachment and environmental degradation. This has led to the extirpation of many marine mammal populations and even to the extinction of species. However, in parallel to this destructive

Pedagogy of the Depressed

Pedagogy of the Depressed
  • Author : Christopher Schaberg
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Release : 16 December 2021
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This book is one English professor's assessment of university life in the early 21st century. From rising mental health concerns and trigger warnings to learning management systems and the COVID pandemic, Christopher Schaberg reflects on the rapidly evolving landscape of higher education. Adopting an interdisciplinary public humanities approach, Schaberg considers the frequently exhausting and depressing realities of college today. Yet in these meditations he also finds hope: collaboration, mentoring, less grading, surface reading, and other pedagogical strategies open up opportunities

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  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 30 June 2022
GET THIS BOOK Literary Reminiscences Wordsworth and Southey Southey Wordsworth and Coleridge Recollections of Grasmere The Saracen s head Society of the Lakes Charles Loyd Society of the Lakes Walking Stewart Edward Irving William Wordsworth Talfourd The London magazine Junius Clare Cunningham Libellous attack by a London journal Duelling