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The 2014 Siskiyou Prize for New Environmental Literature Awarded

From siskiyouprize.com: 2014 Siskiyou Prize Winner: Mary Heather Noble Ashland Creek Press is pleased to announce that New York Times bestselling author Karen Joy Fowler has chosen Mary Heather Noble’s …

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On the (Ab)use of Doubt

I haven’t told many people this story, but the persistence of doubt in the political arena of global climate change has my hackles raised (see Steven E. Koonin’s essay, “Climate …

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Inspiring Activism with a Soft Touch: Scott Russell Sanders’ Earth Works

Scott Russell Sanders’ Earth Works: Selected Essays is a book of the author’s collected works spanning thirty years of his writing career, and covering a wide range of topics and …

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Terry Tempest Williams’ Refuge: A Lesson in Braided Form

Terry Tempest Williams’ Refuge: An Unnatural History of Family and Place is a touchstone for the use of the natural landscape to tell a human story.  Williams’ book, released in …

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