RaveThe Times Literary Supplement (UK)The pair are informative, entertaining company ... contains some fine nature writing ... The beauty of whales, and in particular the bonds that exist between mothers and their young, are touchingly evoked ... Cunningham brings insight and flair to her subject. Her account of climate-change denialism is hard-hitting and her encounters with the Iñupiat take her to the front line of climate-change effects ... The book’s many strands are intricately woven together ... The story of her enduring love for Billy brings the narrative to a moving conclusion. But for all the beauty of its more personal meditations, Soundings is also, inevitably, a story of survival in the face of environmental destruction; of facing an uncertain future.