South Texas shrimper Diane Wilson chronicles her own battle against massive pollution along the Gulf Coast that she calls home.
When Doug Peacock returned from the Vietnam, he took to the wilderness of Montana and Wyoming, observing the grizzly bears that lived there and eventually becoming one of the world’s foremost experts on the majestic animals.
The Ninemile Wolves
This work of natural history follows a pack of wolves as they attempt to settle outside of protected parklands, and how their renewed presence forces us to examine in particular our ideas about wolves and more broadly the relationship between human beings and wildlife.
Winter in the Blood
A classic of the Native American renaissance, this novel by James Welch features a young man living on a Montana reservation who seeks some way to connect to his lost heritage.
Red-Tails in Love
In the midst of New York’s Central Park, a group of nature lovers bond over watching and eventually, protecting a pair of red-tailed hawks who have chosen a Fifth Avenue apartment building as a nesting site.
The Big Sky
Guthrie’s Western novel follows mountain man Boone Caudill on his adventures down the Missouri River during the 19th century.
Angle of Repose
Stegner’s Pulitzer Prize winning novel tells the story of a retired historian who plans to write about his grandparents’ quintessential American life on the western frontier, only to discover things he might rather not have known.
Place and Story
Examine the natural world that surrounds us, from New York to the West, in this series developed and introduced by award-winning author and environmentalist Rick Bass. Through poetry, fiction, and journalism, readers will engage with perspectives that capture the complicated relationship Americans have with the land and living things around them. Place and Story was curated by Rick Bass. You can read his introductory essay here. To host this Reading & Discussion program, please review the application guidelines, and follow the link to our online application. APPLY An Unreasonable Woman South Texas shrimper Diane Wilson chronicles her own battle against […]