Sunday book review – Wild Farming by Robin Page

It would be fair to ask what this book is about: and that is a question to which there is no easy answer. The first part of the answer is that it is not the book pictured above envisaged by booksellers (eg see here, here, here), and indeed Quiller (the intended publisher) who claimed Wild…

Reminder – these were this blog’s books of 2020

This appeared in mid-November – in time for you to use it as a reminder and perhaps a guide to Christmas presents but too early to catch every 2020 book. You can’t win them all! I’ve reviewed over 40 books here this year – a record. Here’s where I reveal my shortlist of eight books…

Sunday book review – Mammals of Ethiopia by Trevor Jenner

Reviewed by Tim Melling Ethiopia has a remarkably rich mammal fauna including a number of iconic endemics like Ethiopian Wolf, Mountain Nyala, Bale Monkey and Gelada. This new guide is exactly what visitors to this region need to find and identify the mammals of this region. It is attractively laid out and brimming with useful…