1 August 2021

July 2021 Reading List

A lot of books this month. I was disappointed with the Orwell Prize winning Between Two Fires but I was completely charmed reading A Sting in the Tale and it led me to Rebirding which is about so much more than birds. In that vein, Who Owns England should awaken the rebel rambler in you.

  • Why the Germans Do It Better by John Kampfner
  • English Pastoral by James Rebanks
  • Between Two Fires by Joshua Yaffa
  • A Crack in Creation by Jennifer Doudna and Samuel Sternberg
  • A Sting in the Tale by Dave Goulson
  • Paint Your Town Red by Matthew Brown
  • Rebirding: Rewilding Britain and its Birds by Benedict MacDonald
  • Wayfinding by Michael Bond - Notes
  • Hidden Valley Road by Robert Kolker
  • Freedom by Sebastian Junger
  • Who Owns England by Guy Shrubsole
  • How Spies Think: Ten Lessons in Intelligence by David Omand
  • Mind Games by Neville Southall
  • Philosophy for Polar Explorers by Erling Kagge

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