Bill McKibben’s new book, Wandering Home, is a
hopeful account of a leisurely hike across northeastern America, as
relevant to the West as it is to the East
by George Sibley,
Oct 31, 2005
William deBuys writes poetically and thoughtfully about his own life in New Mexico in The Walk.
by Laura Paskus,
Dec 24, 2007
Rick Bass’ memoir, Why I Came West, describes how
his 20-year struggle to save Montana’s Yaak Valley held him
hostage, preventing him from concentrating on writing the short
fiction that he loves.
by Eric Peterson,
Apr 14, 2008
The essays in Gary Paul Nabhan’s Arab/American
celebrate the landscape, culture and cuisine of two great deserts:
The Middle Eastern lands from which his ancestors came and the
Sonoran Desert he now lives in.
by Evelyn Schlatter,
Apr 14, 2008
Amy Irvine’s memoir, Trespass, describes how she
moved to rural Utah after her father’s suicide.
by Sara Rubin,
Apr 28, 2008
A young writer named Steve Edwards spends seven months living by Oregon's Rogue River in his memoir, Breaking into the Backcountry.
by Annie Dawid,
Dec 05, 2010
Writer and activist Michael Frome looks back on more than
80 years of a life filled concern for the environment and social
by Michael Frome,
Nov 28, 2005
Two recent memoirs -- Siesta Lane by Amy Minato and Lift by Rebecca K. O'Connor -- raise questions about the meaning of home, for both humans and falcons.
by Melissa Hart,
Sep 13, 2009
In her memoir, Riding the Edge of an Era, Diana Allen Kouris relates the life described in her subtitle’s words: Growing Up Cowboy on the Outlaw Trail.
by Linda M. Hasselstrom,
Oct 25, 2009
In Don’t Let the Sun Step Over You: A White
Mountain Apache Family Life, anthropologist Keith Basso
collects the reminiscences of Eva Tulene Watt
by Michelle Nijhuis,
Jan 24, 2005