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The Bedside Book of Birds

An Avian Miscellany

by Graeme Gibson

  • 190 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Doubleday Canada .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages384
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7441651M
ISBN 100385660480
ISBN 109780385660488
OCLC/WorldCa60567049

The Bedside Book of Birds: An Avian Miscellany The book contains more than stunning full-color images of birds depicted in bestiaries, folk art, ancient sculpture and the works of artists. Get this from a library! The bedside book of birds: an avian miscellany. [Graeme Gibson;] -- A compilation of paintings, drawings, essays, poems, and scientific observations celebrates the world of birds, in a collection that includes works by John James Audubon, Jorge Luis Borges, Peter.

  Gibson, a Canadian novelist and partner of Margaret Atwood (both are vocal supporters of animal charities), enshrines an awareness of this in the follow-up to his Bedside Book of Birds. A Author: Philip Hoare. About The Bedside Book of Beasts. In a wonderfully diverse selection of writings and gorgeous illustrations, this stunning companion to The Bedside Book of Birds explores the relationship between predators and their prey. The intricate, complex connection between the hunter and the hunted has defined animal life on earth throughout time.

Get this from a library! The bedside book of birds: an avian miscellany. [Graeme Gibson;]. The Bedside Book of Birds. By John Huxley. Febru — pm. Normal text size Larger text size Very large text size. A few years back, at the end of a tiring book promotion tour.


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He went into the garden to listen more closely, and when he returned, after what he thought were only a few minutes, he discovered that a century had gone by, that his fellow monks were dead and his ink had turned to dust. “The Bedside Book of Birds is a superb gift, a compulsive must-have, for the bird-lover, the storyteller, and the anthropologist in the family.

As a collection it is exemplary of how fascination can re-order the world. Readers will be thinking feathered thoughts for days and they will be happier.”/5(). “The Bedside Book of Birds is a superb gift, a compulsive must-have, for the bird-lover, the storyteller, and the anthropologist in the family.

As a collection it is exemplary of how fascination can re-order the world. Readers will be thinking feathered thoughts for days and they will be happier.”/5(24). The Bedside Book of Birds is an enchanting book. A charming compilation of written material by authors such as Farley Mowat, Peter Matthiessen and Gilbert White.

Poems, stories, journal entries and reveries about birds are complemented by strikingly beautiful, extraordinary, rich artwork. The Bedside Book of Birds is an unexpected and fascinating treasure trove of paintings, drawings, essays and scientific observations: it marvellously conveys the hope, the longing and the enchantment that birds have evoked in humans in all cultures and all times.

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Beautifully produced, the book contains more than one hundred illustrations /5(). The Bedside Book of Birds: An Avian Miscellany by Graeme Gibson pp, Bloomsbury, £ Graeme Gibson, the Canadian novelist and ornithologist, Author: Mark Cocker.

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The Bedside Book of Birds When Margaret Atwood spoke at the International Ornithological Congress in Vancouver, she talked about her graphic novel series Angel Catbird.

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In this stunning assemblage of words and images, novelist and avid birdwatcher Graeme Gibson has crafted an extraordinary tribute to the venerable relationship Free shipping over $/5(5).

"The Bedside Book of Birds is a superb gift, a compulsive must-have, for the bird-lover, the storyteller, and the anthropologist in the family. As a collection it is exemplary of how fascination can re-order the world. Readers will be thinking feathered thoughts for days and they will be happier.".

--The Globe and Mail "The Bedside Book of Birds is a superb gift, a compulsive must-have, for the bird-lover, the storyteller, and the anthropologist in the family. As a collection it is exemplary of how fascination can re-order the world.

Readers will be thinking feathered thoughts for days and they will be happier."/5(). The Globe and Mail "An astoundingly beautiful book featur[ing] some of the most sublime writings to be found on the subject." The Globe and Mail "The Bedside Book of Birds is a superb gift, a compulsive must-have, for the bird-lover, the storyteller, and the anthropologist in the family.5/5(1).From The Bedside Book of Birds ~ Stevenson remembered the story of a monk who had been distracted from his copy-work by the song of a bird.

He went into the garden to listen more closely, and when he returned, after what he thought were only a few minutes, he discovered that a century had gone by, that his fellow monks were dead and his ink had.

The Bedside Book of Beasts is simply a compilation of stories, anecdotes and essays centering around alpha predators and the human relationship with, fascination and fear of them. Graeme Gibson seems to have a few main themes that he wants to focus on throughout the book/5.