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Helen Macdonald, Vesper Flights

July 27, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Free – $19.58

In Vesper Flights, Helen Macdonald gathers her best loved essays that explore the human relationship with the natural world along with new pieces in a collection both moving and frank, personal and political, meditating on notions of captivity, freedom, immigration, and flight.

“[E]xhilarating… No one describes the everyday natural world with greater power or beauty.” -Slate

“Dazzling… Ms. Macdonald reminds us how marvelously unfamiliar much of the nonhuman world remains to us, even as we continue to diminish it.” -Wall Street Journal

Helen Macdonald is a writer, poet, illustrator and naturalist, and an affiliated research scholar at the Department of History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Cambridge. She is the author of the bestselling H Is for Hawk, as well as a cultural history of falcons, titled Falcon, and three collections of poetry, including Shaler’s Fish. Macdonald was a Research Fellow at Jesus College, Cambridge, has worked as a professional falconer, and has assisted with the management of raptor research and conservation projects across Eurasia. She now writes for the New York Times Magazine.

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Date:
July 27, 2021
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cost:
Free – $19.58
Website:
https://www.villagebooks.com/event/litlive-helen-macdonald-072721

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Village Books Events
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3606712626
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BELLINGHAM, WA 98225 United States
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