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Eating Promiscuously

by Anna Call

There is no shortage of radical food books on the publishing landscape, but "Eating Promiscuously" seeks to put all others to shame. In its introduction, the author boldly states that all agriculture is a mistake, farming as an idyllic... Read More

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Facing Gaia

by Anna Call

Organized into roughly contiguous “lectures,” "Facing Gaia" is an unusual and academic examination of climate change and humanity’s place in nature. In contrast to many other emotional, urgent, and even panicky examples of... Read More

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Behind the Carbon Curtain

by Anna Call

An exploration of censorship in a rarefied economic situation, "Behind the Carbon Curtain" examines a number of instances in Wyoming where the energy industry suppressed artistic, social, or academic protest to environmentally... Read More

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Island Home

by Anna Call

"Island Home" is a lyrical and artistic look into the human relationship to landscape, especially in Australia. Part memoir, part ode, it combines a strong sense of place with a reflection on the personal impact of land, and of what... Read More

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Rising Tides

by Anna Call

This chilling and urgent call to action spares no detail in its mission to present the facts on a looming humanitarian disaster. Climate-change warning messages too often focus on the environment without going into specifics of how... Read More

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A Farewell to Ice

by Anna Call

Though the science behind global climate change can be made simple, its scientific complexities go a long way toward putting the impending catastrophe into context. "A Farewell to Ice" does an excellent job of laying out and explaining... Read More

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The Arctic Melt

by Matt Sutherland

The term “climate change” obscures the infinite number of global disturbances caused by rising temperatures. One of the dooziest is taking place at the earth’s poles: ice is changing to water and that melting exposes land and... Read More

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China Lake

by Anna Call

Combining personal narrative and climate change research, this catastrophic book is capable of shaking the most secure temperament to its core. The best way to look at "China Lake" is as a long essay. The author seeks (and obtains)... Read More

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