Interview with Abby of “The Lupine Librarian”

Phillip Hoose was recently interviewed by Abby of “The Lupine Librarian” about Moonbird: A Year on the Wind with the Great Survivor B95, and the difficulties that can arise when writing non-fiction. “The Lupine Librarian” is a blog that focuses on book reviews, write ups about library programs and thoughts on library life and the joys of reading.

In the interview Hoose says, “They gave him the nickname “Moonbird,” because he (and he is a he) had migrated during the course of his lifetime a distance farther than that between the earth and the moon.  It struck me that by following and learning everything I could about a single charismatic individual, I could put a face to a worldwide loss of shorebirds, which is a great crisis.”

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