About the Author
Robert Macfarlane is the best-selling author of an award-winning trilogy of books about landscape and the human heart: Mountains of the Mind, The Wild Places, and The Old Ways. He is also the author of Landmarks and Holloway. His work has been translated into a dozen languages and is published in more than twenty countries, and his books have been widely adapted for tv, film and radio by the BBC, among others. He has contributed to Harper’s, Granta, the Observer (London), the Times Literary Supplement (London), and the London Review of Books. He was made a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 2012. He is currently a Fellow in English of Emmanuel College, Cambridge.