Essays that evoke the feeling of living through environmental crisis.
Review: My Fourth Time, We Drowned by Sally Hayden
Sally Hayden exposes the cruelty and corruption of the EU’s refugee policies.
Review: An Immense World by Ed Yong
A majestic and intimate travelogue of animals’ sensory worlds.
Best books I’ve read 2022
My favourite reads of the year.
Review: Modern Nature by Derek Jarman
Sex, death, life, art — this diary about a garden has it all.
Review: Desire by Jessie Cole
A delicate study of needs and desires.
Review: The Rise And Reign Of The Mammals by Steve Brusatte
A lively history of our mammal kin.
Review: Against Disappearance (edited by Leah Jing McIntosh and Adolfo Aranjuez)
A challenging, demanding and exciting collection of nonfiction.
Review: Wild Souls by Emma Marris
An incisive investigation into our relationship with wild animals.
Review: The Nutmeg’s Curse by Amitav Ghosh
A powerful retelling of the last 500 years of history – and where we go next.