Falconer and author Helen Macdonald shares how a goshawk helped her soar above grief and loss and discusses her new PBS Nature documentary. Her memoir, “H is for Hawk,” recounts the year Macdonald spent training a goshawk in the wake of her father’s death and how it helped her begin her life anew. She is also the author of Shaler’s Fish and has since published the book Vesper Flights.
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Originally Aired: 9/22/2017
The interview is part of Dialogue’s series “Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers’ Conference” and was taped at the 2017 conference. Since 1995, the conference has been bringing together some of the world’s most well-known and illuminating authors to discuss literature and life.