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American Wolf

Shifting between politics, wolf pack drama, and Yellowstone magnificent and severe, American Wolf, A True Story of Survival and Obsession in the West by Nate Blakeslee reads like a multi-generational novel. Blakeslee, writer-at-large for Texas Monthly, probes and chronicles years of trouble and strife among Yellowstone’s Lamar Creek Pack, as well as park politics – inevitably pressing the question of whether lupus lupus or homo sapiens plays the villain more.

An Interview with Terry Tempest Williams
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Equal parts memoir, natural history and ecology manifesto, Terry Tempest Williams' book The Hour of Land honors the centennial our national parks by exploring why the protected, wild lands matter to the soul of America. In this interview, the ever-gracious Williams describes her favorite national park and defines the elusive “hour of land” for the nation.
    Longitude. At the beginning of 
Winter
It's official: winter is here -- heralded by a lunar eclipse on December 21st no less. For the naturalist in your life, we suggest Bernd Heinrich's Winter World or Peter Marchand's excellent introduction to winder ecology, Life in the Cold. The there's Winter Wheat, Mildred Walker's classic memoir of coming of age on a Montana farm in the 1940s. Or