Book Trends of 2022: A Year that Saw Indian Writing Focus on the Climate Crisis and the Best Guardians of Nature
These 2022 books reminded us yet again of our environment’s beauty, importance, and fragility—and the urgency of protecting it.
Freedom Is In the Air… We Breathe!
Daedalus crafted wings of wax and feathers, enabling his son Icarus to fly away from imprisonment in Crete. It worked, but the young man ignored his father’s instructions and flew too close to the sun in his exuberance. The wax melted, and he fell to his death in the sea. There is a lesson – and a warning – for us in this myth!