50 Must-Read Books in Translation

When we started the reading challenge two years ago, we planned to read, between us, a book from every country in the world. Books written originally in English didn't take us very far, so we either read in other languages (French, Spanish, German) or looked for literature in translation. Fortunately, translations into English are growing, …

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Crow Country: A Meditation on Birds, Landscape and Nature—Mark Cocker

There is something primeval about crows and ravens, which is probably why they often get a bad rap in fiction. They are often portrayed as the harbingers of bad tidings and connected in some way to evil. And when we are not seeing them as some sort of malign influence, we ignore them—they are, after …

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