- Binding : Paperback / softback
- Number of Pages : 352
- Publisher : Picador
- Weight : 420g
- Product Code : 9781529030785
- Dimension : 234 x 153 x 27 mm
Jackie Higgins grew up by the sea in Cornwall and has always been fascinated by the natural world. She is a television documentary director and writer. She read zoology at Oxford University, as a student of Richard Dawkins. In her first job at Oxford Scientific Films, she made wildlife films for a decade, for BBC stands such as The Natural World and Wildlife on One, as well as for Channel 4, National Geographic and The Discovery Channel. She then moved in-house at the BBC for a further decade, where she worked in their Science Department= researching and writing, directing and producing films across the board, from Horizon to Tomorrow's World. She is also the author of three books on photography, a personal passion= The World Atlas of Street Photography (Thames & Hudson and Yale University Press, 2014), Why It Does Not Have To Be In Focus= Modern Photography Explained (Thames & Hudson and Prestel, 2013) and David Bailey= Look (Phaidon, 2010). In Sentient, she returns to her fascination with the natural world. She lives in London with her family.