Ruth Padel

Ruth Padel’s recent books are Beethoven Variations: Poems on a Life and We are All from Somewhere Else: Poetry and Prose on Migration and Survival. “She is Darwin’s great-great-grand-daughter and a wonderful writer, and has produced the best book ever written on the places where tigers live”, says the Evening Standard. She is Professor of Poetry at King’s College London and is writing a book on elephants.