Kim Todd isthe author of four books of literary nonfiction, including Sparrow; Chrysalis: Maria Sibylla Merian and the Secrets of Metamorphosis; and Tinkering with Eden: a Natural History of Exotic Species in America.
The Island Wolves
Scientists’ understanding of the balance between predators and prey is upended in a remote ecosystem. Continue reading
The Trumpet of the Swan
WHEN I WAS FIVE and my sister was two, my father started to lose his balance. He stumbled down the sidewalk, tripped up the stairs. Clumsiness became extreme. Newspapers were reporting Continue reading
Orion Authors Aloud: Kim Todd Reads “The Trumpet of the Swan”
Childhood memories withstand the test of time, but a fragile species may be another story — the July/August 2009 article “The Trumpet of the Swan” is read by the author.