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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.

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Cabin 135

by Rebecca Foster

"Cabin 135" is Katie Eberhart’s contemplative account of several decades in Alaska, through which she both reflects on the past and on environmental changes that could impact the future. Eberhart moved to Alaska with her husband in the... Read More

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Egyptian Flavors

by Rebecca Foster

From dips to desserts, Dyna Eldaief’s "Egyptian Flavors" is a fond tribute to her homeland’s culinary customs. Eldaief finds that “cooking food that is part of my heritage is like looking through a portal to the past.” For her... Read More

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Weird Earth

by Rebecca Foster

In addition to teaching college-level geology and paleontology, Donald R. Prothero is committed to debunking fallacies and conspiracy theories, and his book "Weird Earth" uses logic to refute fringe beliefs about the way the world works.... Read More

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Earth Almanac

by Rebecca Foster

“Writing about experiences afield is a way of reliving them,” environmental reporter Ted Williams writes in "Earth Almanac", which synthesizes half a century of his nature observations into essays that mark the changing of the... Read More

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Sign Here If You Exist

by Rebecca Foster

Naturalist Jill Sisson Quinn’s essay collection "Sign Here If You Exist" concerns connection and change in relation to both the self and the world at large. As an environmental educator in Wisconsin, Quinn taught that everything is... Read More

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American Dinosaur Abroad

by Rebecca Foster

In "American Dinosaur Abroad", Dutch historian of paleontology Ilja Nieuwland traces the rise of people’s obsession with dinosaurs by way of a set of plaster diplodocus casts that traveled around the world. The diplodocuses tell the... Read More

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