Robert MacFarlane

Alex Turner

Robert Macfarlane

Robert Macfarlane’s books include The Old Ways, Landmarks, and, most recently, Underland: A Deep Time Journey. He is a Fellow of Emmanuel College, Cambridge. (October 2022)

The Crapola Sublime

The Crapola Sublime

Traces of J.B. Jackson: The Man Who Taught Us to See Everyday America

by Helen Lefkowitz Horowitz

April 9, 2020 issue

Free calendar offer!

Read the latest issue as soon as it’s available, and browse our rich archives. You'll have immediate subscriber-only access to over 1,200 issues and 25,000 articles published since 1963.

Subscribe now
Subscribe or give a gift, The New York Review of Books

Give the gift they’ll open all year.

Save 55% off the regular rate and over 75% off the cover price and receive a free 2024 calendar!