Jessie Greengrass’s An Account of the Decline of the Great Auk, According to One Who Saw It as Damian Le Bas’s choice for BBC R4 A Good Read

The Romany writer and broadcaster Damian Le Bas and author Amy Liptrot choose their favourite books. Amy’s is Sightlines by the poet Kathleen Jamie, a different way of observing the natural world. Damian picks a collection of weird and wonderful short stories by Jessie Greengrass entitled An Account of the Decline of the Great Auk, According to One Who Saw It. Harriett meanwhile has opted for Mirror Shoulder Signal by the Danish writer Dorthe Nors a rather melancholy but often humorous novel about a woman in Copenhagen who feels isolated and alone.

 

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