The Yellow House

Grove Atlantic, 2019. $26, 384 pages.  IN A RECENT New York Times podcast interview, Sarah Broom reflected that in the era of climate upheaval, we’re all living with an inheritance of Continue reading


This Land is Our Land

Princeton University Press, 2019. $19.95, 200 pages. “There are many ways to claim a terrain — by force and by force of the imagination, by cartography and story telling,” writes author Continue reading


No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference

Penguin, 2019. $10, 112 pages.  Earlier this year, I attended the Cambridge, UK, branch of the second Global Climate Strike for Future, in which activists in nearly eighteen hundred cities spread Continue reading

Lay of the Land

A Window as Wide as the World

One afternoon, my two-year-old daughter and I idled around our apartment complex in Bangalore, watching a dragonfly hover over a thorn, when suddenly she began pointing toward the fringe of lawn Continue reading