Linda Lear is a political and environmental biographer intrigued by how the lives of artists and writers have been influenced by the natural world. She is the author of the prize-winning biographies Rachel Carson: Witness for Nature (1997,2009) and Beatrix Potter: A Life in Nature, 2007. A long-time academic historian, she has been writing professionally since 1997. Please see her website: www.LindaLear.com . She writes “Telling Lives” at www.authorlindalear.blogspot.com.
7 entries by Linda Lear
By James Rebanks
A sheep farmer's disarming chronicle of life in the fields.
By Helen and William Bynum
Exploring the profound — and often unappreciated — importance of flora.
By Edward O. Wilson
With his distinctive passion and exuberance for knowledge, the author shares his advice to future discovers.
By Ernest Freeberg
An insightful account of the scientific innovation and passion that transformed an idea into a modern technological system.