David Farrier teaches English Literature at the University of Edinburgh. He was recipient of the Royal Society of Literature’s Giles St Aubyn Award, and recently held a Leverhulme Fellowship at the University of New South Wales. He is the author of Footprints: In Search of Future Fossils.
Interviews with David Farrier
What trace of our lives will we leave, and what stories might they tell about us? In Footprints, David Farrier explores how our generation will be remembered in the traces it leaves behind in myths, stories… and the fossil record. Here he talks to Caspar Henderson about books to help reflect on ‘the deep future.’