Charles Bowden's new book, Some of the Dead Are Still Breathing, reiterates the bad news of today but declares that times are changing.
by Laura Paskus,
Nov 08, 2009
Writers John N. Maclean and Mark Matthews look closely at
two famous – and deadly – Western wildfires in their
new books, The Thirtymile Fire and A Great Day to Fight
by Ray Ring,
Oct 29, 2007
Michael Blake’s new nonfiction book, Indian Yell,
fails to live up to its ambitious subtitle, “The Heart of an
American Insurgency,” with its quick tour of 12 battles
between the U.S. Cavalry and American Indians.
by Jared Blackley,
Apr 30, 2007
Open Spaces: Voices from the Northwest doesn't quite work as an anthology, but it features some intimate and thoughtful writing about the Pacific Northwest.
by Gretchen Legler,
Dec 11, 2011
Carter Niemeyer's memoir Wolfer is the entertaining story of a government trapper who loves wildlife - especially serious predators like wolves.
by Hal Herring,
Aug 21, 2011
Cindy Bellinger's memoir, Into the Heat: My Love Affair with Trees, Fire, Saws and Men, introduces us to a determined, 60-something, chainsaw-wielding Western woman.
by Gussie Fauntleroy,
Feb 19, 2012
In The Living Shore, food writer Rowan Jacobsen’s interest in the vanishing Olympia oyster leads him to a consuming fascination with threatened coastal ecosystems.
by A.E. Smith,
Apr 11, 2010
Harrrison Candelaria Fletcher tries to trace his family history -- particularly the life of his father, who died when he was almost two, in his new book.
by Jenny Shank,
Sep 02, 2012
In Of Rock and Rivers, Ellen Wohl, a geomorphologist, reads the story behind the Western landscape.
by Valerie Rapp,
Nov 22, 2009
Hampton Sides’ new book, Blood and Thunder: An Epic
of the American West, follows Kit Carson through the bloody history
of the 19th century Southwest.
by Jared Blackley,
Feb 05, 2007