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Rebecca Foster, Book Reviewer

An American transplant to England, Rebecca Foster is a full-time freelance proofreader and writer. Her book reviews regularly appear in many print and online locations on both sides of the Pond, including the Times Literary Supplement and the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

Book Review

Looking for the Hidden Folk

by Rebecca Foster

For decades, cultural historian Nancy Marie Brown has been fascinated by Iceland, a nation of natural and supernatural wonders. Her book "Looking for the Hidden Folk" is a mischievous guide to reclaiming sacred connections to places as a... Read More

Book Review

Mistletoe Winter

by Rebecca Foster

Roy Dennis is a UK wildlife conservation pioneer; in the past six decades, he has been particularly active in reintroducing birds of prey, including ospreys and white-tailed eagles. In the essays of "Mistletoe Winter", his excitement... Read More

Book Review

A World in a Shell

by Rebecca Foster

“Each and every extinction has its own story,” writes Thom van Dooren in his attentive, elegiac book "A World in a Shell", which regards Hawai’i’s lost and endangered snail species as instructive microcosms of biodiversity loss.... Read More

Book Review

Venus

by Rebecca Foster

William Sheehan and Sanjay Shridhar Limaye’s "Venus" is a comprehensive introduction to historical and current research into Venus, as well as its representations in popular culture. Apart from the Moon, Venus is the brightest object... Read More

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The Devil's Highway

by Rebecca Foster

The Devil’s Highway combines Joan Myers’s photographs with a gritty short story by William deBuys to evoke the sweeping, inhospitable open road. Constructed in 1926, US Route 191, formerly known as Route 666 and nicknamed “The... Read More

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