Third Thursday Book Club!
H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald
Thursday, September 20th, 6-7pm
Book Club is open to all. We read a wide variety of genres and have very lively discussion. We only ask that you purchase the book from Inkwood to participate (this helps us keeps the lights on so we can see to open the wine).
ABOUT THE BOOK: As a child Helen Macdonald was determined to become a falconer. She learned the arcane terminology and read all the classic books, including T.H. White's tortured masterpiece, The Goshawk, which describes White's struggle to train a hawk as a spiritual contest. When her father dies and she is knocked sideways by grief, she becomes obsessed with the idea of training her own goshawk. She buys Mabel ... on a Scottish quayside and takes her home to Cambridge. Then she fills the freezer with hawk food and unplugs the phone, ready to embark on the long, strange business of trying to train this wildest of animals.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Helen Macdonald is a writer, poet, illustrator, historian, and naturalist who lives in Cambridge, England. She is also the author of the poetry collection "Shaler s Fish." Twitter: @HelenJMacdonald"