A collection of Letters to the Earth is now published by HarperCollins, with an introduction by actor Dame Emma Thompson.
Contributing authors include Yoko Ono, actor Mark Rylance, poet Kae Tempest, writer Mary Annaïse Heglar, author Rob Cowen, ex Bishop Richard Holloway, co-founder of UK Student Climate Network Daniela Torres Perez, co-founder of Extinction Rebellion Dr. Gail Bradbrook, peace activist Joanna Macy, Stop Ecocide's Polly Higgins, Caroline Lucas MP, Prof. Stefan Rahmstorf, Head of Earth System Analysis at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research and indigenous voices from the Amazon and Philippines. The book also includes words and illustrations by CILIP Kate Greenaway prize-winner Jackie Morris.
New letters in response to the pandemic from Booker Prize winning author Ben Okri and Skins star Freya Mavor feature in the new edition paperback, to be released on 18th February 2021, and available now for pre-order.
The largest creative response to the climate and ecological emergency the world has yet seen, Letters to the Earth is the first book to chronicle how humankind is collectively processing planetary crisis.
The book is published on sustainably sourced paper (FSC) and all royalties go towards ongoing creative campaigning for environmental justice.
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Listen to the audiobook featuring a cast of over 60 readers including Andrew Scott, Juliet Stevenson, Emma Thompson, Mark Rylance and Simon McBurney:
Winner of Bronze Award, Best Non Fiction Audiobook at the New York Festivals Radio Awards 2020
NB Magazine NonFiction book of the month, Nov 2019
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What people say
A must-read for anyone who lives on Earth
BEN EAGLE THINKING COUNTRY
Occasionally I come across books that have the power to influence lives, and this I would count as one of them.’
The personal, the poetic, the dramatic, the salvo, the call to action: it’s all here, in this timely anthology’.
Each short passage reflects the many dimensions of the crisis. An important testament of the times
Reading "Letters to the Earth" will inspire you to think more deeply about our impact to the world
I highly recommend this wonderful book! It speaks truth to power and helps make sense of the climate crisis in a whole new way
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