Gavin Francis 

Contributes to:  

London Review of Books

New York Review of Books


Author of:

Adventures in Human Being (2015)


Book of the Week, Radio 4: links to excerpts below

Episode 1 (Brain)

Episode 2 (Face)

Episode 3 (Shoulder)

Episode 4 (Liver)

Episode 5 (Foot)

UK release May 2015 (Profile), US & Canada, Oct 2015 (Basic), Brazil (Zahar), Netherlands Spring 2016 ( Nieuwezijds) Turkey 2016 (Domingo) Taiwan 2016 (Briefing Press) China (CITIC), Korea (Koonja), Thailand (Nokhook) Italy (EDT)

Empire Antarctica: Ice, Silence & Emperor Penguins (2012)

Scottish Book of the Year 2013, shortlisted for Costa, Banff, Saltire & Ondaatje Awards

EA very small

UK (Chatto), USA (Counterpoint), Germany (DuMont), Korea (Koon Ja)

True North: Travels in Arctic Europe (2008, 2012)

True North cover vsmall

UK (Polygon) Germany (DuMont)

 Page 1 animation: Empire Antarctica - Scottish Book Awards

True North (Dem Nordpol Entgegen) - German release video

Empire Antarctica - German release video