Barry Lopez: Surviving What’s Coming
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Book by Barry Lopez


Arctic Dreams: Imagination and Desire in a Northern Landscape

About This Life: Journeys on the Threshold of Memory

Outside: Six Short Stories

Of Wolves and Men

Crow and Weasel



Books by Alissa York

The Naturalist





If you like Barry Lopez…

Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin by Timothy Snyder

The Plains Across: The Overland Emigrants and the Trans-Mississippi West by John David Unruh

Dersu Uzala by Vladimir Arsenyev

The Ice: A Journey to Antarctica by Stephen J. Pyne

Fisherman's Blues: A West African Community at Sea by Anna Badkhen


Other Related Materials

How Climate Change has Influenced Travel Writing (article from The Atlantic)

Why the World Needs Barry Lopez (article from Outside Online)


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