A philosophical memoir about becoming a father in an increasingly terrible world - can I hope the child growing in my partner's womb will have a good-enough life?
Tom Whyman is a philosopher and writer who lives in the north east of England. He has taught at a number of UK universities, and is a contributing writer to The Outline.
"This book is incredibly important for people who want to look to
the future with excitement and imagination as opposed to fear and
resignation. It is funny, poetic and humane as well as wildly
"The abundant intelligence of this book on hope and despair and everything in between only makes its many moments of warmth and intimacy more moving and surprising. A seriously beautiful and timely work."
"An intelligent and moving philosophical memoir on fatherhood in an age of crisis and disaster."