Tom Lathan

Helen Macdonald could charm the birds out of the trees

10 October 2020 9:00 am

When Helen Macdonald was a child, she had a way of calming herself during moments of stress: closing her eyes,…

Why fungi might solve the world’s problems

12 September 2020 9:00 am

The biologist Merlin Sheldrake is an intriguing character. In a video promoting the publication of his book Entangled Life, which…

‘This pain, of all pains, cannot be palliated’: a doctor cares for her dying father

21 February 2020 10:00 pm

Dear Life arrives at a time when the public appetite for the personal accounts of medical insiders shows no sign…