Charlie Gilmour’s remarkable memoir, Featherhood, explains in lively, compelling detail how caring for an abandoned baby bird prepared him to become a father.

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Review of ‘Featherhood’

In folklore, magpies are said to bring bad luck, but that certainly wasn’t the case for Charlie Gilmour. An abandoned baby bird helped this young British author finally exorcise the long shadow cast by his biological father, who abandoned him as an infant. Gilmour's remarkable memoir, Featherhood: A Memoir of Two Fathers and a Magpie, explains in lively,…

Interview with Charlie Gilmour

An abandoned baby bird helps a talented new writer come to terms with his past in Featherhood.

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