• Saving Jemima and Julie: a Book Review

    1 month ago - By 10,000 Birds

    The last time a Julie Zickefoose book was reviewed on this blogsite, the piece began by saying “This is going to be a rave review.” That sentence will do for this review and this book, too: it's unavoidable.
    Who knew? - but there is apparently an entire literature about women who adopt wild birds and devote substantial portions of their lives and psyches to those birds thereafter, often for years and, necessarily, to the point of obsession. These women, who are all, evidently, sane or close enough to pass, write books, quite good books, about themselves and their charges.
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