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Reads tagged with “Helen Macdonald”

The Sun, the Shadow, and the Unselved Self: Helen Macdonald on Eclipses as an Antidote to Ideologies of Otherness and a Portal to Human Connection
The Sun, the Shadow, and the Unselved Self: Helen Macdonald on Eclipses as an Antidote to Ideologies of Otherness and a Portal to Human Connection

“A total eclipse wreaks havoc on your sense of self, on rational individuality.”

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Lessons on Love and Loss, Beauty and Terror, Control and Surrender from a Bird of Prey
Lessons on Love and Loss, Beauty and Terror, Control and Surrender from a Bird of Prey

“The world is full of signs and wonders that come, and go, and if you are lucky you might be alive to see them.”

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The 15 Best Books of 2015
The 15 Best Books of 2015

Rewarding reflections on time, love, loss, courage, creativity, and other transformations of the heart.

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