11:30 - Cal Flyn, Matthew Green & Judith Schalansky: Abandoning All but Hope
CAL FLYN, MATTHEW GREEN & JUDITH SCHALANSKY: ABANDONING ALL BUT HOPE
THE SUNDAY TIMES' SCIENCE AND ENVIRONMENT BOOK OF THE YEAR 2021 SHORTLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE 2021 SHORTLISTED FOR THE WAINWRIGHT CONSERVATION AWARD 2021 SHORTLISTED FOR THE BRITISH ACADEMY BOOK PRIZE 2021 LONGLISTED FOR THE HIGHLAND BOOK PRIZE 2021
Whether evoking the Atlantis myth or Romantic ruins, an ancient Roman metropolis or the modern coastline, Shadowlands peers through the cracks of history at Britain's secret landscape.
Now longlisted for the International Booker Prize, a cabinet of curiosities exploring notions of loss and disappearance by one of Europe's finest and most original voices
A startlingly original book by the author of Atlas of Remote Islands
An atlas that takes us across the oceans of the world to fifty remote islands. It features rare animals and lost explorers, marooned slaves and lonely scientists, mutinous sailors and forgotten castaways.
Cal Flyn was very proud when she discovered that her ancestor, Angus McMillan, had been a pioneer of colonial Australia. However, when she dug deeper, she began to question her pride. McMillan had not only cut tracks through the bush, but played a dark role in Australia's bloody history.