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Wonderful Response for Helen Babbs and Adrift!

Helen Babbs has being getting lots of wonderful coverage for her beautiful book about life on London’s Waterways; Adrift. Exploring the people, politics, history and wildlife of London’s canals and rivers, Adrift is an intimate and unusual portrait of London, and of life. It’s not just the quality of the writing that singles this out as one of the best […]

Helen Babbs on BBC Radio London

Ahead of the publication of her second book Adrift on Thursday, Helen Babbs was invited to be a guest on Jo Good’s show on BBC Radio London.  Speaking to Jo about what life is really like on board her house boat Pike, Helen discussed her experiences of living and travelling through London’s waterways and the remarkable discoveries […]

Helen Babbs Casts Off With Icon For New Non-Fiction Deal

We’re excited to announce that Icon Books have snapped up Adrift by young nature writer Helen Babbs!  Told in Helen’s unique voice, Adrift offers readers a portrait of London’s navigable waterways over the course of a year, from deep winter to early autumn, from east to west. Written by a boater living full time within the landscape described, Adrift […]