‘H is for Hawk’ reviews and excerpt

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.

H is for HawkThese 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:

Helen Macdonald: ‘I ran to the hawk because I was broken and grieving’

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:

H for Hawk: Helen Macdonald’s intense relationship with her goshawk Mabel

In an extract from her new book H is for Hawk, Helen Macdonald explains how she came to tame and train a goshawk