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Esther Woolfson

Esther Woolfson grew up in Glasgow and studied Chinese at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Edinburgh University. She has been the recipient of a Scottish Arts Council Travel Grant and a Writer's Bursary. Her first book was Corvus: A Life with Birds, and her second, Field Notes from a Hidden City, was shortlisted for the 2014 Thwaites Wainwright Prize for Nature and Travel Writing. She lives in Aberdeen.
Living with Other Species
Humans have lived side by side with animals for millennia, but how much do we understand about this complex relationship? In How To See Birds: An Enthusiast’s Guide broadcaster Matthew Stadlen argues, as he takes us on a personal journey from London to the Masai Mara, that while we all see them, many of us fail to fully notice birds. In Between Light and Storm Esther Woolfson, author of Field Notes from a Hidden City, explores our representation of animal...