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Julian Hoffman lives beside the Prespa Lakes in northern Greece. The Small Heart of Things was selected by Terry Tempest Williams as the winner of the AWP Award for Creative Nonfiction, described by her as a "tapestry of embodied stories, a book of faith in the natural histories of community." His follow-up book, Irreplaceable: The Fight to Save our Wild Places, was published by Hamish Hamilton and Penguin Books in June, 2019.

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Irreplaceable: Wainwright Prize Longlist

It’s hard to believe that the Wainwright Prize is only seven years old, such is the excitement that surrounds this book award for nature writing in the UK. In that short period of time, the prize has been awarded to works that have immediately become modern classics, books whose brilliance will endure well into the … Continue reading Irreplaceable: Wainwright Prize Longlist Read more of this blog post »
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The Wild Heart of India by T.R. Shankar Raman
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The Wild Heart of India by T.R. Shankar Raman
" Wonderful! I've been looking forward to this book for quite a while now so delighted to see it out in the world. "
The Wild Heart of India by T.R. Shankar Raman
"A fantastic collection of essays, which provide a great insight into some of the pressing conservation issues in India (and the world at large), without the dense writing of scientific papers and most other books on conservation. As the title suggest" Read more of this review »
The Great Derangement by Amitav Ghosh
"Wow. This is a great read that takes what you know as a scientist about climate change, and puts it in the context of culture and history - particularly South Asian culture and history. He links climate change to imperialism rather than capitalism, a" Read more of this review »
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“At times we need to turn away from a place when it no longer suits or sustains us, when our ability to adapt to its vagaries has run its course.”
Julian Hoffman, The Small Heart of Things: Being at Home in a Beckoning World

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“What other species now require of us is our attention. Otherwise, we are entering a narrative of disappearing intelligences.”
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