2 May 2015

Helen Macdonald: raptor rapture

From Saturday Morning, 10:10 am on 2 May 2015

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Helen Macdonald is an affiliate of the Department of History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Cambridge.

Her work as a professional falconer, and in raptor research and conservation projects across Eurasia, informed the writing of her best-selling and award-winning book, H is for Hawk (Vintage).

She talks to Kim Hill about loss, invisibility and hawking.

Helen Macdonald will visit New Zealand to speak at the 2015 Auckland Writers Festival (on 16 May), the Dunedin Writers Festival (on 8 May), and a WORD  Christchurch Autumn Season event (12 May). Photo: Marzena Pogorzaly