Monroe, MI. Saving Us: A Climate Scientist’s Case for Hope and Healing in a Divided World sounds like a book about climate change, but it is really
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Piffard, NY. Towards the very end of Hyperreality: How Our Tools Came to Control Us, the author, Frank Mulder, tells us what his narrative has all
Beaverhead County, MT. In his book Bloodlands, historian Timothy Snyder observed that “It is not obvious that reducing history to a morality play
Ames, IA. In the opening scene of The Tree of Man (1955), by the Australian novelist Patrick White, a horse-drawn cart comes to rest between two
Fort Smith, AR. Recently, I’ve found myself thinking a lot about sonnets. There are several reasons for this, but it strikes me that the most
Charleston, SC. Paul J. Pastor’s first collection of poetry, Bower Lodge, is energetic. The collection prizes the body and its presence in a place.
Vancouver, WA. It’s riot season in Portland again. A decision arrived at by a jury a thousand miles away sent people with too much time on their
Buffalo, NY. In spring 2014, I had the occasion to set up an interview with Ed McClanahan as a bit of research on a book project about friendship.
Hamden, CT. John Kennedy Toole died in obscurity on March 26, 1969 at the age of thirty-one. It would be eleven more years before the publication of
Catullus is the most difficult of the Roman poets to wrestle with. For one, he is mostly a mystery compared to his contemporaries and successors like
Moon Township, PA. Sometime in the late 1990s I bought a copy of English rural writer Ronald Blythe’s Word From Wormingford from the late lamented
Durham, NC. This book is better than one might have expected given that Michael Knowles’ previous book was a bunch of blank pages entitled Reasons
Baltimore, MD. Andrew Peterson wants you to appreciate just how wonderful trees are. So he wrote a book about them, entitled The God of the Garden:
Birmingham, AL. Charles Lindbergh is an American icon. His transatlantic flight in 1927 captured the energy and expansiveness of America in the
Few readers of Front Porch Republic, I imagine, would disagree that something is fundamentally wrong with modern people and the world we live in. We