Some of my favorite books


They’re in no particular order, just as they occurred to me.

Rick Bass
Winter
The Sky, the Stars, the Wilderness

Barbara Kingsolver
Animal Dreams
Prodigal Summer
Pigs in Heaven
The Bean Trees

Terry Tempest Williams
Refuge

John McPhee
Assembling California
Basin and Range
Rising from the Plains

Annie Dillard
Pilgrim at Tinker Creek

Aldo Leopold
A Sand County Almanac

Edward Abbey
Desert Solitaire
The Monkeywrench Gang
Abbey’s Road
The Fool’s Progress

Nevada Barr
High Country
Blind Descent

Eric Blehm
Last Season

George Spearing
Dances with Marmots

Bill Bryson
A Walk in the Woods

Mark Spragg
Where Rivers Change Direction

Gretel Ehrlich
The Solace of Open Spaces

Mary Austin
Land of Little Rain

Marc Reisner
Cadillac Desert

Richard Preston
The Wild Trees

Philip Connors
Fire Season: Field Notes from a Wilderness Lookout

James Galvin
The Meadow

John Muir
My First Summer in the Sierra
The Mountains of California

Everett Ruess
A Vagabond for Beauty

Robert van Pelt
Forest Giants of the Pacific Coast

Ronald M. Lanner
Conifers of California

Wendell D. Flint
To Find the Biggest Tree

James Moore
Exploring the Highest Sierra



Places to Buy Books

Sequoia Natural History Association
Canyonlands Natural History Association
Powell's Books
Amazon.com



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