For anyone who hasn’t yet picked their August book club read I thought I’d share some of the ‘H is for Hawk’ reviews.
These have been popping up all over the place this weekend as it’s just been published and below are just a few of them – spoiler alert: they really like this book!
H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald, book review: Taming goshawks and grief – James Attlee, The Independent
‘H is for Hawk’, by Helen Macdonald – Melissa Harrison, The Financial Times
H is for Hawk review – Helen Macdonald’s taming of a goshawk called Mabel reads like a thriller – Rachel Cooke, The Guardian
Helen MacDonald has also done some interviews, link to one below:
The writer and naturalist talks to Patrick Barkham about grief, hunting, and breaking into the earnest, masculine world of nature writing
And for anyone sitting on the fence about whether or not to read this book, here’s a link to an extract:
In an extract from her new book H is for Hawk, Helen Macdonald explains how she came to tame and train a goshawk