Scribner

9781501198502

STARRED REVIEW

Featherhood

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

Share this Article:

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.

Sign Up

Stay on top of new releases: Sign up for our enewsletters to receive reading recommendations in your favorite genres.

Sign Up

Sign up to receive reading recommendations in your favorite genres!