Author Archives: Kristin @ Sowell

Beyond the Llano (Aug. 7)

David Quammen’s The Tangled Tree: A Radical New History of Life will be available on August 14. National Geographic examines the sustainability of the Greater Yellowstone Grizzly populations with hunts planned for the fall. Doug Peacock and Save the Yellowstone … Continue reading

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Beyond the Llano (July 26)

The U.S. Administration has proposed changes to how the Endangered Species Act is used, including ending automatic protections for threatened animals and plants. The Chicago Review of Books has named the best nature writing of 2018 (so far). Stephen Graham … Continue reading

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Beyond the Llano (July 10)

Join the Plastic Free July challenge. Columnists at The Guardian explore the politics of a plastic-free lifestyle and the travel industry’s environmental responsibilities while NatGeo looks at the ubiquity of plastic in our environment. Siobhan Adcock discusses the new vanguard … Continue reading

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Beyond the Llano (June 28)

Rick Bass has a new book The Traveling Feast: On the Road and at the Table with My Heroes. Read a review at USA Today and an excerpt at LitHub. Watch Paul Hawken’s talk Regenerative Agriculture & Halting Human & … Continue reading

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Beyond the Llano (June 14)

Longreads interviews Elizabeth Rush about her new book Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore, vulnerable communities, and climate change. Sowell Conference participant Kendra Greene has been named a 2018 Library Innovation Lab Summer Fellow. Electric Literature recommends 8 Books … Continue reading

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Beyond the Llano (May 29)

Jackie Brennan interviews Lisa Couturier for Grace and Gravity. Poet and novelist Bobbie Louise Hawkins died on May 4. Archives and special collections libraries are at risk from climate change. As part of the New Landscapes series for The Pacific … Continue reading

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Beyond the Llano (May 15)

Stephen Graham Jones’ Mapping the Interior has been nominated for a 2017 Shirley Jackson award. Explore writer and anthropologist Loren Eiseley’s Nebraska – a digital representation of Eiseley’s personal experience of the space and place of Nebraska. Rick Bass writes … Continue reading

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