For October read:
The Uninhabitable Earth: A Story of the Future by David Wallace-
**SUNDAY TIMES AND THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER**
'If you read just one work of non-
It is worse, much worse, than you think. However sanguine you might be about the proposition that we have ravaged the natural world, which we surely have, it is another thing entirely to consider the possibility that we have only provoked it, engineering first in ignorance and then in denial a climate system that will now go to war with us for many centuries, perhaps until it destroys us.
We will review it at the November meeting:
For November read:
H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald
THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER **WINNER OF THE COSTA BOOK OF THE YEAR**
**WINNER OF THE SAMUEL JOHNSON PRIZE FOR NON-
As a child, Helen Macdonald was determined to become a falconer, learning the arcane terminology and reading all the classic books. Years later she became obsessed with the idea of training her own goshawk. She bought Mabel for £800 on a Scottish quayside and took her home to Cambridge, ready to embark on the long, strange business of trying to train this wildest of animals. H is for Hawk is an unflinchingly honest account of Macdonald's struggle with grief during the difficult process of the hawk's taming and her own untaming.