a highly enjoyable, polished, well-researched homage to the honeybee (Observer)
The success of A World Without Bees lies in its explanation of the challenges faced by the honeybee population and the intensiveness of commercial beekeeping (Daily Telegraph)
About the Author
Alison Benjamin is deputy editor of Society Guardian and writes on environmental issues and social affairs for the newspaper. She took up beekeeping three years ago with her partner, Brian McCallum, who is currently studying to become a geography teachers.
They keep a number of hives in London and are the authors of Keeping Bees and Making Honey.