Atria, 2019. $28, 400 pages. PARKERSBURG, West Virginia, 1998. Robert Bilott, a young corporate defense attorney, is approached by a gruff cattle farmer named Wilbur Earl Tennant. Tennant is frustrated by Continue reading

One Long River of Song

Little, Brown, 2019. $27, 272 pages.  WHO WAS Brian Doyle? He was a hilarious writer and a heartbroken man. He was a scamp, and he was as close to a holy Continue reading

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