California’s beautiful Mineral King Valley was deeply wounded by hardrock mining, but now it is on its way to wilderness protection.
by Tom Turner,
Feb 01, 2009
Rebecca Solnit assembles historical, legendary, and artistic tidbits and tales along with glorious maps in her new book.
by Jeremy Miller,
May 29, 2011
Budget cuts have endangered California's Water Resources Center Archives, which serves as the state's institutional water memory.
by Matt Jenkins,
Apr 25, 2010
In Gods Without Men, British novelist Hari Kunzru wanders through time and space in California's Mojave Desert.
by Martin Connelly,
May 27, 2012
Live! From Death Valley is John
Soennichsen’s "love letter to an ill-tempered mistress,"
California’s Death Valley
by Laura Paskus,
May 01, 2006
In his book A Crack in the Edge of the
World, Simon Winchester takes a comprehensive look at the
1906 San Francisco earthquake and warns of the geological perils
still facing the region
by Kirk Zebolsky,
Nov 13, 2006
Editor Gayle Wattawa has assembled an anthology of essays in New California Writing: 2011 that should intrigue even people outside the Golden State.
by Tara Rae Miner,
Dec 11, 2011
Guinda, California is home to an unusual multi-ethnic community with a rich African-American farming tradition.
by Lauren Markham,
Sep 07, 2012