Departments

Lay of the Land

Love of Home

A RASPY, emphatic proclamation—“phoebe!”—bursts from the hemlocks Sunday morning, announcing the return of our birds. No need for an alarm clock now. At first light, the male declares his workday has Continue reading

Review

The Seabird’s Cry

Henry Holy & Co., 2018. $32, 416 pages. FULMAR, puffin, kittiwake, gull, guillemot, cormorant and shag, shearwater, gannet, great auk “and its cousin razorbill,” albatross. The Seabird’s Cry accompanies a dozen Continue reading

Review

The Lost Words

House of Anansi Press, 2018. $40, 128 pages.  THE LOST WORDS is neither a read-on-the-commute book nor a recline-in-bed-and-prop-on-your-belly book. Its weight and unapologetic size demand it be explored on a Continue reading