‘Car Park Life’ really is a memoir of car park exploration. Rees’s mission, outlined in the shadow of Hastings Morrisons, is to challenge the ‘assumed truth’ that car parks are ‘non-places’.
David Rothenberg has carved out a somewhat crooked niche as a celebrated musician-cum-birdsong investigator, and for some time has been … More
A memoir of pigeon-keeping and middle-class life in flux, Jon Day’s ‘Homing’ is a sort of ‘P Is For Pigeon’.
The story of human history
—from a bird’s eye view.
In returning, nearly 30 years on, to the territories he last explored in his 1992 Trabant travelogue Stalin’s Nose, Rory … More
We have always believed in the healing power of our natural landscape, one way or another – but has it been overstated?
How are we to novelise the sixth great extinction?
Whatever humanity is, I think humour is at the heart of it.
The central message of this book, Jeremy Purseglove writes, is that ‘we may nibble away at the planet, but we cannot afford to swallow the lot’.