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Katherine May: Wintering - Part of Autumn Edition: Derby Book Festival

6th November 2021 £5 - £10

First published in February 2020 in a very different world, Katherine May’s Wintering resonated with so many people during lockdown when we had more time to contemplate our world and slow down in ways we had never foreseen or chosen.

Wintering is a beautiful love letter to the cyclical nature of our lives and shows us how to embrace those moments where we drop out of life and hibernate for a while.

The origin of Katherine’s book came about for very different reasons than a global pandemic. Katherine recounts her own year-long journey through winter, sparked by a sudden illness in her family that plunged her into a time of uncertainty and seclusion. When life felt at its most frozen, she managed to find strength and inspiration from the incredible wintering experiences of others as well as from the remarkable transformations that nature makes to survive the cold.

This beautiful, perspective-shifting memoir teaches us to draw from the healing powers of the natural world and to embrace the winters of our own lives.

A special gift edition of Wintering has been published in time for Christmas.