Helen Macdonald's New Essay Collection; Oregon Fire Evacuations

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We speak with "H is for Hawk" author Helen Macdonald about her new essay collection, "Vesper Flights." Also, active large fires continue to grow in California, Washington and Oregon. Jes Burns of Oregon Public Broadcasting has been covering fires for years and says she evacuated her home in Medford for the first time this week due to the Almeda Fire. She assesses the situation there. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's Sept. 10, 2020, full broadcast. You can find more at — and follow us on TwitterInstagram or join the conversation on Facebook.

This program aired on September 10, 2020.


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