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Joshua Hammer

Biography

Joshua Hammer

Joshua Hammer is the New York Times bestselling author of THE BAD-ASS LIBRARIANS OF TIMBUKTU. He has written for The New York Times Magazine, GQ, Smithsonian, The Atlantic, The New Yorker, National Geographic and Outside. He lives in Berlin.

Joshua Hammer

Books by Joshua Hammer

by Joshua Hammer - Nonfiction, True Crime

On May 3, 2010, an Irish national named Jeffrey Lendrum was apprehended at Britain’s Birmingham International Airport with a suspicious parcel strapped to his stomach. Inside were 14 rare peregrine falcon eggs snatched from a remote cliffside in Wales. So begins a tale almost too bizarre to believe, following the parallel lives of a globe-trotting smuggler who spent two decades capturing endangered raptors worth millions of dollars as race champions --- and Detective Andy McWilliam of the United Kingdom’s National Wildlife Crime Unit, who’s hell bent on protecting the world’s birds of prey.