Chicago Review of Books' Best Nature Writing of 2018

By Amy Brady
Chicago Review of Books

Seymour_Bad coverList of Amy Brady's favorite nature writing published in the second half of the year. This one is filled with books that expand the traditional notion of nature writing to include some works that veer closer to poetry than prose, and address the darker realities of humanity’s relationship with nature: climate change, ecological destruction, and illegal poaching. That’s not to say this list is entirely depressing. On the contrary, these are books that inspire as well as reveal truths.

See the full list.

University of Minnesota Press Podcast

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