An impassioned and lyrical account of endangered habitats around the globe and the people fighting to save them.
Julian Hoffman is the author of The Small Heart of Things, which won the 2012 AWP Award Series for Creative Nonfiction and the National Outdoor Book Award for Natural History Literature. He was also the winner of the Terrain.org Nonfiction Prize and has written for EarthLines, Kyoto Journal, Beloit Fiction Journal, Briar Cliff Review, Flyway, Redwood Coast Review, Silk Road Review and Southern Humanities Review, amongst others. He lives in north-western Greece.
The power of Hoffman's book lies in the reporting: he
doesn't deal - as many environmentalists do - in generalities and
alarmist warnings about what lies ahead for the world, but in the
specifics of the here and now. * Evening Standard *
An impassioned account of the importance of Nature in our lives, and a timely reminder of the need to take action in the face of unprecendented destruction of the natural world. * The Countryman *
If the pen really is mightier than the sword, then Julian Hoffman is a knight errant, looking for trouble, a champion of underdogs. * Caught by the River *
A passionate and lyrical work of reportage and advocacy. * Guardian *
Lyrical and hugely intelligent * New Statesman *
A powerful, tender, inspiring clarion call to save the places that matter, right across the globe. * Nature's Home *
A powerful hymn to humanity engaging with nature...[a] remarkable, illuminating book. * Irish Times *
if you read one book this year, make it Julian Hoffman's Irreplaceable * Shiny New Books *