Author: Margaret Renkl
Published: July 9, 2019
Publisher: Milkweed Editions
Where I picked up my book: Purchased from my local Indie (Old Firehouse Books)
Key Words: life cycles, love and loss, nature writing
My Rating: 5 stars
I truly loved this book. It’s beautifully written (I’m not sure I’ve ever read such a beautiful book) and made me deeply think with nearly every sentence I read. Late Migrations asked me to reflect on those, oftentimes overlooked, connections that happen in life-if you’re paying attention. Renkl beautifully intertwines love and loss, parenthood, grief, the natural world, family, care-taking and the ebb and flow of life. It’s not only braided in a beautiful and poignant way, but I was sucked in from sentence one and only released once I finished the last sentence. It’s one of those books.
I highly suggest this book and reading it outside if you can-it’s true magic. And just look at that cover!!
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