Kim Todd is the author of four books of literary nonfiction, the most recent of which is Sensational: The Hidden History of America’s “Girl Stunt Reporters.” Her last piece for Orion was about Isle Royale before the translocation: “The Island Wolves.”
Scientists’ understanding of the balance between predators and prey is upended in a remote ecosystem. Continue reading
WHEN I WAS FIVE and my sister was two, my father started to lose his balance. He stumbled down the sidewalk, tripped up the stairs. Clumsiness became extreme. Newspapers were reporting Continue reading
Childhood memories withstand the test of time, but a fragile species may be another story — the July/August 2009 article “The Trumpet of the Swan” is read by the author.