Check Out These
21 Books You’ve Been Meaning to Read
See the List
Best Seller
Hope Is the Thing With Feathers by Christopher Cokinos

Hope Is the Thing With Feathers

  • Paperback $19.95

    May 14, 2009 | 384 Pages

  • Ebook $15.99

    May 14, 2009 | 384 Pages

Product Details


“This story-of the ghost species still haunting this continent-is full of power and mystery.”
-Bill McKibben, author of The End of Nature

“A eulogy, a call to conservation, and a careful history.”
Chicago Tribune

“Cokinos balances the emotional impact of the last days of six species with tales of heroic efforts to save them by a handful of bird-lovers.”
USA Today

“Lovingly persistent detective work brings back flashes of color, bits of song, and curious lore. This book deserves a wide and devoted readership.”
-Sheila Nickerson, author of Disappearance: A Map

“A marvelous book, beautifully written and filled with a poetry of evocative detail.”
The Philadelphia Inquirer

“Eloquent and moving . . . a charming narrative that is both personal and historically meticulous.”
The Washington Post Book World

“Resounds with excitement.”
The Boston Globe

Looking for More Great Reads?
Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now
Back to Top