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Four Seasons in Rome
Autobiography/Memoir
Ann Ronald

Four Seasons in Rome

Four Seasons in Rome – On Twins, Insomnia, and the Biggest Funeral in the History of the World Reportedly, Anthony Doerr took ten years to

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Biography
Neal Ferguson

The Invention of Nature

The Invention of Nature – Alexander von Humboldt’s New World Territorial Nevadans in the 19th century considered naming their new state-to-be Humboldt. Instead, the famous

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History
Neal Ferguson

Pacific

Pacific – Silicon Chips and Surf Boards, Coral Reefs and Atom Bombs, Brutal Dictators, Fading Empires and the Coming Collision of the World’s Superpowers Simon

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Fiction
Sunny Solomon

A Cafecito Story

A Cafecito Story Heads up, readers! Summer is gone, fall is still falling, goblins have spooked, the really big bird has been eaten, and then

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

Heartbroke Bay

Heartbroke Bay: A Novel of Alaska To tell the story of Heartbroke Bay, an Alaskan fjord known locally as Lituya Bay and now part of

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Fiction
Sunny Solomon

The Age of Miracles

Is it possible for a novel to be both an apocalyptic and a coming of age story? Or would that be a literary oxymoron, an

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Autobiography/Memoir
Neal Ferguson

H is for Hawk

I never cease to thrill at the sight of a hawk sailing effortlessly on a thermal, wings spread, focusing on the ground below and a

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Memoir
Ann Ronald

Badluck Way

Badluck Way: A Year on the Ragged Edge of the West Many authors, especially those engaged in contemporary nonfiction nature writing, have dealt with the

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Autobiography/Memoir
Ann Ronald

A Bushel’s Worth

A Bushel’s Worth: An Ecobiography My dictionary does not include “ecobiography,” nor does spellcheck recognize the word. But one definition of “eco” is “not harmful

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FLIGHT BEHAVIOR
Fiction
Ann Ronald

Flight Behavior

Barbara Kingsolver is at her best when she views a particular setting and its inhabitants through the eyes of a keenly perceptive female character. Writing

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Nature
Ann Ronald

The Man Who Planted Trees

I am especially fond of the literary genre called “nature writing.” Authors like Henry David Thoreau, Mary Austin, Edward Abbey, Ellen Meloy, and many others

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