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Breaking Ground

by Jeremiah Rood

"Breaking Ground" is a masterful essay collection that wrings meaning out of a pandemic year. Moving from the summer of 2020 to the spring of 2021, these essays trace the changing face of the Covid-19 pandemic, from lockdowns to Black... Read More

Book Review

First and Wildest

by Rachel Jagareski

In 1921, then-forest ranger Aldo Leopold proposed that the remote lands around New Mexico’s Gila River be protected against roads, structures, and resource extraction. They were thus designated as the US’s first wilderness area.... Read More

Book Review

Letters from Mr. J B Fact Finder

by Aimee Jodoin

The entries of the encyclopedic "Letters from Mr. J B Fact Finder" are educational tidbits on a myriad of subjects. Varied and light, the topical essays of Joe W. Boyd’s "Letters from Mr. J B Fact Finder" gather interesting historical... Read More

Book Review

Perfect Dirt

by Ashley Holstrom

Keegan Lester’s lyrical memoir "Perfect Dirt" concerns what and where “home” really is. The narrative, composed of poetic vignettes, zips between Lester’s childhood in California, his creative tour across West Virginia, his work... Read More

Book Review

A Year in the Woods

by Kristine Morris

When responsibilities derailed his childhood dream of becoming a famous explorer, Torbjørn Ekelund felt bereft of intimate participation in the seasonal changes of his beloved Norwegian forests. So he made a decision: once each month,... Read More

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