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Sal

by Rebecca Foster

One cold October, thirteen-year-old Sal and her younger half-sister, Peppa, escape from their alcoholic mother and sexually abusive stepfather into the wilds of Scotland, setting up camp in Galloway Forest Park. As the winter advances,... Read More

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Bakeland

by Rebecca Foster

"Bakeland", the first cookbook from photographer and graphic designer Marit Hovland, is full of creative and impressively detailed sweet treats that provide a “tasty trip through an entire year of Norwegian nature.” Arranged by... Read More

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Women Who Dig

by Rebecca Foster

Farming runs in the family for Trina Moyles: her great-grandmother emigrated from Ireland to Saskatchewan in 1925 and took over the running of the family’s farm when her husband and son left to fight in the Second World War. Women’s... Read More

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A Wilder Time

by Rebecca Foster

Eighty percent of Greenland is covered by ice. That makes it an inhospitable setting, certainly, but it’s “a dream” for scientists, William E. Glassley writes. In "A Wilder Time", an account of the geologist’s research journeys,... Read More

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Fertile Edges

by Rebecca Foster

Maddy Harland is the editor of Britain’s Permaculture magazine, now celebrating its twenty-fifth year, as well as the cofounder of an associated eco-publishing company. "Fertile Edges", a chronological collection of her editorials for... Read More

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The Restless

by Rebecca Foster

In Gerty Dambury’s "The Restless", living and dead members of a Guadeloupe neighborhood recount the tragic aftermath of a deadly protest. The novel is inspired by real events and a shocking cover-up. On May 24, 1967, a union strike in... Read More

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