Erebus The Ice Dragon one of the Listener’s Best Books of 2023


The New Zealand Listener has named its best books of 2023, and Colin Monteath’s illustrated history Erebus The Ice Dragon: A portrait of an Antarctic volcano has been named in the Science, Philosophy & Nature category. They said of the book: 

‘[An] absorbing and handsomely produced portrait of the Antarctic peak by a writer, photographer and mountaineer who has worked on the continent for 32 seasons and helped co-ordinate the recovery operation after the 1979 Air New Zealand crash.’

The full list can be found in their 25 November 2023 issue.