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Patrick Barkham was born in 1975 in Norfolk and was educated at Cambridge University. He is a features writer for the Guardian, where he has reported on everything from the Iraq War to climate change. He lives in London but spends most of his weekends in Wells-next-the-Sea in Norfolk. His first book, The Butterfly Isles, was short listed for the Royal Society of Literature's Ondaatje prize. He is currently working on a new book about badgers, to be published by Granta Books.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Patrick Barkham

Badgerlands The Twilight World of Britain's Most Enigmatic Animal by Patrick Barkham
Badgerlands The Twilight World of Britain's Most Enigmatic Animal
Patrick Barkham
Patrick Barkham explores the life of the Badger, often a very short and brutal one. Distained as a hunting target by most of the “upper classes” it became the target for poor man’s sport and then with the Victorians enthusiasm...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/06/2014
Badgerlands The Twilight World of Britain's Most Enigmatic Animal by Patrick Barkham
Badgerlands The Twilight World of Britain's Most Enigmatic Animal
Patrick Barkham
Shortlisted for The THWAITES WAINWRIGHT PRIZE 2014 - The new literary prize for Nature & Travel Writing about Britain. A relationship tale with...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/1970
The Butterfly Isles: A Summer in Search of Our Emperors and Admirals by Patrick Barkham
The Butterfly Isles: A Summer in Search of Our Emperors and Admirals
Patrick Barkham
Shortlisted for the Galaxy New Writer of the Year 2010. Butterflies animate our summers but the 59 butterfly species of the British Isles can be surprisingly elusive. Some bask unseen at the top of trees in London parks;...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/10/2010

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