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  • A part of something old: writer Kim Stafford's storied places

    A part of something old: writer Kim Stafford's storied places

    Oregon writer Kim Stafford looks for "scattered Edens" in contemporary Western life.

  • A season of change

    In Chasing Spring: An American Journey Through a Changing Season, nature writer Bruce Stutz follows spring from New York to Alaska, examining the surprising changes that global warming is bringing

  • A thin, dry border between heaven and hell

    In his anthology, God’s Country or Devil’s Playground, editor Barney Nelson gathers together an eclectic mix of the best nature writing from the Big Bend of Texas

  •  Adventuring on Colorado's big peaks

    Adventuring on Colorado's big peaks

    A woman finds solace and delight in climbing Colorado's highest and most challenging mountains.

  • California Poem

    Eleni Sikelianos’ California Poem is a book full of poems, photos, collages, and wonder

  • Chronicling a lost river: A review of Dry River

    Ken Lamberton explores a Southwestern desert landscape in Dry River: Stores of Life, Death, and Redemption on the Santa Cruz.

  • Finding reassurance in change: a review of Wild Comfort

    Finding reassurance in change: a review of Wild Comfort

    In her new collection of essays, Wild Comfort: The Solace of Nature, Kathleen Dean Moore writes her way to the knowledge that "sorrow is part of the Earth's great cycles."

  • Fishing for solace

    Fishing for solace

    In Yellowstone Autumn, Walter Wetherell describes a short season of solitary fly-fishing and contemplation in Yellowstone National Park.

  • Home is where the compost is

    Robert Michael Pyle takes us through a year in his small Northwestern community in Sky Time in Gray’s River: Living for Keeps in a Forgotten Place

  • In the nation's most dangerous park, the desert's heat still beats

    In Organ Pipe: Life on the Edge, Carol Ann Bassett pays homage to Organ Pipe National Monument and the strange beauty of the desert

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