Leath Tonino is the author of The Animal One Thousand Miles Long, a collection of essays about adventures in the Northeast. A second collection, The West Will Swallow You, will be released this fall.
I will not say that wilderness is a tonic, balm, or medicine for the troubled soul; that most everyone has a troubled soul in need of moss’s healing touch and birdsong’s Continue reading
Lay of the Land
THERE IS NO ROAD, hasn’t been a road since Gerlach, that crust of a town where we turned from pavement to playa, to hairline-fractured hardpan Continue reading
Countless nonhuman lives are lost every day on America’s roadways—what might it take to recognize them? Continue reading
From Thoreau to Abbey, some of the greatest advocates for wild places have another thing in common: wild whiskers. Continue reading