Archive for September, 2011

Soon to Be a Major Motion Picture

Soon to Be a Major Motion Picture
It is fall! Here’s the lineup of movie adaptations from now until Christmas, leading with the most improbable: a big Hollywood movie about…birding.  We note also two Spielberg, and two movies with Daniel Craig. A tale of Man, Nature and a Fowl Obsession. Friday, October 14, sees the opening of David Frankel’s The Big Year,
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The Serengeti

The Serengeti
Kindly contributed by Boyd Norton, author of the just released Serengeti, The Eternal Beginning. Interwoven with Norton’s striking photographs of the landscapes, birds and mammals of the Serengeti are tales of favorite places and moments over the last twenty-five years exploring the plains of East Africa. He writes in an essay on predator and prey:
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Times Comprehensive Atlas

Times Comprehensive Atlas
The thirteenth edition of this world’s most authoritative atlas, presented in all its meticulous glory, is so up-to-date that the barely three-month-old South Sudan is featured among its 25,000 revisions. We dare you to name a place that is not included! Each double-page spread is a whopping 16 x 22 inches and the index of
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Serengeti

Serengeti
Featuring 250 color photographs and Boyd Norton’s firsthand accounts from his travels in Serengeti National Park, Kenya’s Masai Mara, and Ngorongoro Crater, this striking book is the culmination of a decades-long career in East Africa. Chosen as one of the “40 Most Influential Nature Photographers” in 2010, the roving Norton has worked in the Rocky
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