Gerald Durrell
Books  /  Published 10.02.21

Remembering Gerald Durrell and his Corfu Trilogy

Gerald, or Jerry as she affectionately called him, went on after the war to collect animals for British zoos and also began writing. Breaking the popular misconception about My Family and Other Animal...
By Shrestha Saha

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.01.20

My steel city and other animals

A day after naturalist-conservationist and writer Gerald Durrell’s 95th birth anniversary, his birthplace Jamshedpur gifted his memory a book on Wednesday. Titled The Durrell Legacy in Jamshedpur, t...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpur

Books  /  Published 11.10.19

Tracing the madness down the family line

Families are the “most beautiful things in all the world,” Louisa May Alcott claimed in her magnum opus, Little Women. But unlike Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy, not everyone is blessed with kind and progr...
By Srimoyee Bagchi

Books  /  Published 04.01.19

Save the planet, read Gerald Durrell

When one looks back at Gerald Durrell’s wildlife writing, it makes one wonder why the author himself did not think much of it at all. In fact, the naturalist and conservationist, who would have turn...
By Nayantara Mazumder


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