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BEASTLY: The Epic 40,000-Year Story of Animals and Us, Canongate, 2023

Quicksand Tales: The Misadventures of Keggie Carew, Canongate, 2019

Dadland, Vintage, 2016

Keggie Carew is the author of BEASTLY: The Epic 40,000-Year Story of Animal and Us, which was shortlisted for the 2023 Wainwright Prize for Writing on Conservation, and a Book of the Year for the Financial Times, Waterstones and BBC History Magazine. 


In 2016 her unconventional memoir, DADLAND, won the Costa Biography Award. Followed by Quicksand Tales in 2019, described by Joshua Ferris as ‘a tonic for the tortured and the cursed.’ Keggie lives in Wiltshire with her husband, Jonathan, where they have a small nature reserve for fauna, flora and the education of young people. Before writing, her career was in contemporary art.  

TIME magazine ‘Animals Can Save Us - If  We Let Them

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