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  • Notes from a place of risk and hope

    In Big Wonderful: Notes from Wyoming, Kevin Holdsworth describes his love for a harsh landscape in essays, poetry and fiction.

  • This dog believes

    An undergrown Australian shepherd mix named Pika offers advice on living in the moment despite frightening and challenging times

  • What we love will save us

    We are all, too much of the time, captives of the wreck and the mistake. Can’t take our eyes off it, can’t stop thinking about it, can’t stop picking that scab. We slide into our merely negative identity — defined by what we refuse...

  • Between the body and the world

    The creepy glamour of the scientific exhibit Body Worlds 2 – which showcases actual preserved sections of human bodies – never answers the question of how – and where– these people lived

  • Waiting for Rain

    The hurricanes in the Gulf and New Mexico’s endless drought lead the author to wonder why it is human beings refuse to take nature seriously

  • Earth Notes

    Earth Notes, edited by Peter Friederici, is a tasty selection of tidbits about the Southwest’s canyon country

  • Bear

    In Bear, Robert E. Bieder traces the history of this fascinating animal across centuries of time and a variety of different cultures

  • A long walk into hope

    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

  • The meeting of heaven and earth

    A park ranger talks about the increasing practice of mourners scattering the ashes of loved ones outdoors in national parks.

  • Wild Echoes: Encounters With the Most Endangered Animals in North America

    In Wild Echoes, Charles Bergman describes his up-close experiences with endangered creatures that range from black-footed ferrets and California condors to the manatees of Florida

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