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Author archive for Gordon MacLellan

  1. Book review: Once and Future Giants

    I have a deep and abiding affection for mammoths and an awful creeping suspicion about our ancestors╩╝role in their extinction, so I started reading Sharon Levy╩╝s Once and Future Giants: What Ice Age Extinctions Tell Us About the Fate of Earth’s Largest Animals (Oxford University Press, USA; 2011) with a mixture of wariness and excitement. Both were justified. Continue reading »

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  2. Book review: Counter-Tourism: the Handbook

    Here is a treat for anyone who has wandered round a historic site, bored by the expected and provided routes and interpretations. Counter-Tourism by Crab Man (Triarchy Press 2012) is a challenge, an invitation and a license for the gentle naughtiness of doing the unexpected thing. Continue reading »

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