In 100 New York TIMES Notable Books of 2020 — OWLS OF THE EASTERN ICE by Jonathan Slaght (Russia)

Thanks for the ‘heads up’ from Janet Lee (Ethiopia 1974-76)


BY JONATHAN C. SLAGHT (Russia 1999–2002)
$28.00. Farrar, Straus & Giroux


Slaght is a wildlife biologist with a singular mission, to conserve an elusive and enormous raptor in the eastern wilds of Russia. The book is an ode to the rigors and pleasures of fieldwork in hard conditions. — NY Times
- National Book Award longlist 2020
- New York Times Notable Book 2020
- Wall Street Journal 10 Best Books of 2020
- The Times Nature Book of the Year 2020


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  • I am reading this great book. My grandson is only six, but he loves animals and talks about being a zoologist. I am going to make sure he gets this book when he is a few years older. He is “into” eagles, right now.

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