Books by JA Baker
by JA Baker
Robert Macfarlane says: Baker turned his bulging set of ornithological field journals into a 120-page prose poem. It’s astonishingly energy-filled
William Fiennes says: The way he describes the world outside him, particularly birds, is so electric. It avoids all the traps of rhapsody
Interviews where books by JA Baker were recommended
The best books on Wild Places, recommended by Robert Macfarlane
Robert Macfarlane, author of an acclaimed trilogy of books about landscape and human thought tells us about the intrepid, sometimes misanthropic writers who inspired his own investigation of wilderness. He chooses some of his favourite books of nature-writing.
The best books on First-Person Narratives, recommended by William Fiennes
Writing in the first person doesn’t have to be inward-looking or egotistical, says the author of The Snow Geese. He tells us about his favourite autobiographical works that use the first person to look out into the world
The best books on Birdwatching, recommended by Jeremy Mynott
What drives people’s passion for birds and birdwatching? For Jeremy Mynott, it’s as much about us as it is about them. He recommends the best books on birds and birdwatching.