Wintering by Katherine May, Read by Rebecca Lee
On Finding Rest and Refuge in Challenging Times
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In the gently told audiobook Wintering, author and podcaster Katherine May investigates the effectiveness of rest and refuge in challenging times. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Emily Connelly discuss narrator Rebecca Lee’s pleasing British accent and sympathetic tone, which wonderfully capture May’s absorbing curiosity about the efficacy of slowing down to recover a sense of wellness and balance. May describes lifestyle changes she undertook when she became ill, adaptations by Finns in response to long winter nights, and the patterns of hibernation in dormice and other species. These discoveries will resonate with listeners facing a long winter and the uncertainties of the pandemic.
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