Mynott, Jeremy

Jeremy Mynott is the author of: Birdscapes: birds in our experience and imagination(2009), described by the Guardian reviewer as ‘the finest book written on why we watch birds’; Birds in the Ancient World: Winged Words (2018), shortlisted for the Wolfson History Prize; Knowing your Place: Wildlife in Shingle Street (2016), arising from a local biodiversity survey; and most recently, with Michael McCarthy and Peter Marren, The Consolation of Nature: Spring in the Time of Coronavirus (2020), a Guardian ‘Book of the Year’ . He is a founder member of ‘New Networks for Nature’ and co-author of a report for the Green Party onA New Deal for Nature (2019). His earlier professional career was in publishing at Cambridge University Press, where he became editorial director, then chief executive. He is an Emeritus Fellow of Wolfson College, Cambridge.

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