Burn-it-Down Memoirs from Women Who Lived Their Truth
These writers made unconventional choices, risked judgment—and
discovered what they really wanted out of life.
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H Is for Hawk
Grief management by
way of falcon training, writer, poet and scholar Helen Macdonald returns to her
childhood obsession with birds of prey to cope with the unexpected death of her
father. Macdonald's exquisite inquiry into bereavement eventually brings her to
realize, "I'd wanted to fly with the hawk to find my father; find him and bring
him home." An intelligent, unexpected marvel.
— Sarah Meyer