Jean Giono

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Wind-blown sheep. Illustration: Michael Viney

Looking out at blackface ewes caught in the squalls, tails to the wind, hailstones sequinned on their fleeces, it has been hard to grudge them their s(...)

New life?: ancient oaks could be encouraged to spread. Illustration: Michael Viney

Somewhere in your travels you have read a short story called The Man Who Planted Trees, by Jean Giono — or, if not, then you should have, or will do, (...)

American novelist Edmund White photographed in Dublin in June 2014. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

If survival is an art, it is one that the American writer Edmund White, famous since the publication of the powerfully autobiographical A Boy’s Own St(...)