‘And your father’s in it?’
Rebecca Giggs watches the slow death of a beached humpback whale.
As a child, Primo Levi discovered the surprising brutality to raising tadpoles.
Witness: Butterflies on a Wheel
Anthony Doerr on the most marvellous thing he's ever seen: the migration of butterflies in Wyoming.
The loss of a cat leads to recollections of other losses in this memoir by Mary Gaitskill.
Hilary Mantel grew up with a dog she called Victor and a brother she called pig.
Zadie Smith on ‘Just Right’
‘There should be a special term for abandoned stories, and another for the strange limbo in which their occupants live.’
‘Outside a plane roared low like some prehistoric bird, Pam shuddered; Martha did not move.’