Reviews

Paying the Land

Metropolitan Books, 2020. $29.99, 272 pages.  Artist and journalist Joe Sacco travels to the Northwest Territories and investigates a human conundrum in the Dene community: what are they willing to sacrifice Continue reading

And Their Children After Them

Other Press, 2020. $17.99, 432 pages.   FIRST PUBLISHED in France in 2018, the year of the gilets jaunes protests, Mathieu’s Prix Goncourt–winning novel captures the restless energy of dejected teenage Continue reading

Toward Antarctica

Red Hen/Boreal Books, 2019 $19.95, 155 pages.   “CAN’T JUST GO. Can’t, more to the point, just arrive, land. You must prepare yourself,” writes the poet Elizabeth Bradfield, in Toward Antarctica, Continue reading

Floating Coast

W. Norton & Company, 2019. $27.95, 416 pages.   “WHAT IS THE NATURE of history when nature is a part of what makes history?” To answer this question, environmental historian Bathsheba Continue reading

Design with Nature Now

Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, 2019. $80, 368 pages.   WHEN IT WAS published in 1969, Ian McHarg’s Design with Nature influenced generations of landscape architects and planners to employ layered Continue reading