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Holy Mōlī Wins High Praise

osterlund4Hob Osterlund’s new book Holy Mōlī: Albatross and Other Ancestors is receiving high praise and is now in its third printing. The Pulitzer Prize winning poet Mary Oliver says “I love this book.” Cheryl Strayed, author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Wildd , calls it a “moving and fascinating book about birds, loss, and finding a true home in the world.” Carl Safina, author of Eye of the Albatross, declares it “a gift to the world” and a “must read.” Safina Center. Gina Barreca, best-selling author and feminist humorist, reviewed Holy Mōlī in her Psychology Today blog. Gina Barreca “I was swept off my feet and into the skies both by the author’s prose and by the stories she tells,” Gina says. “Hob blends the most effective kinds of science writing (think National Geographic; think Nature; think the science section of The New York Times.)” Jaymi Heimbuch of Mother Nature Network calls it “by turns fascinating and tear-jerking, humorous and poetic.”  David James Duncan, author of The River Why and The Brothers K, says “Holy Mōlī is a healing; a hoot; a transmission of gravity-defying wonder.”

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With many mahalos to Carl Safina for selecting Hob Osterlund as a Fellow of the Safina Center.