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H is for Hawk is the story of a woman who started training a goshawk to cope with the sudden death of her father. It is an autobiography, a natural history book, a biography of author T.B.White, and an exquisitely beautiful story about grief, love, and our connection to the wild. It is the best book I’ve read this year. Here is an extract.
For a profile of David Mitchell, you need a writer who can weave many elements into seamless cloth. That’s exactly what ...