Saturday, July 20, 2013

Richard Mabey: in defence of nature writing

Steven Poole criticised nature writers – and their readers – for whimsy and for idealising the non-human world. He was wrong

One of my heroes, Richard Mabey, writes an eloquent response to a scurrilous attack on the genre of nature writing in the UK. Well worth reading for leads on great British nature writers and urban nature. Here is the link

In defence of nature writing

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