BOOKS Glory Days Melissa Fraterrigo Listed in “The Best Fiction Books of 2017” by the Chicago Review of Books: “[Glory Days is] a quiet Midwestern ghost story with prose as clear and cold as the Nebraska plains in winter.” When Basketball Was … Continue reading News and Reviews
Book Birthdays celebrate one year of a book’s life in tweets, reviews, ratings, and more! Today we’re saying Happy First Birthday to Stories from Afield: Adventures with Wild Things in Wild Places by Bruce Smith (Bison Books, 2016). Bruce L. Smith retired from the U.S. … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday to Stories from Afield!
Looking forward to clearing out the garden and potting flowers? We have a few books that can help. Wildflowers of the Western Plains Zoe Merriman Kirkpatrick “Dreamers, as well as those living in or trekking through the western Great … Continue reading Reading List: Hello, Spring
The following contribution is from B. J. Hollars, author of Flock Together: A Love Affair with Extinct Birds (February 2017). Hollars is an assistant professor of English at the University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire. He is the author of numerous books, including This Is … Continue reading From the Desk of B.J. Hollars: The Search for the Elusive
Books Stories from Afield by Bruce Smith Praise from Kirkus reviews: “Reflective thoughts and vibrant specifics bring a nature biologist’s love of the outdoors to readers.” Culture on Two Wheels Edited by Jeremy Withers and Daniel P. Shea Review … Continue reading News and Reviews
The following contribution is from Doreen Pfost, author of This River Beneath the Sky: A Year on the Platte (Nebraska, 2016). What the Platte River Taught Me When I see Fourth of July fireworks, I think of the Platte River. I was … Continue reading From the desk of Doreen Pfost