Salvatore Scibona‘s novel, The Volunteer, is an exquisitely observed and crafted novel that tells the stories of the people and events leading up to a crime in which a little boy is left alone in an airport, speaking a language that nobody understands.
Ben Goldfarb is a “beaver believer.” In his new book, Eager, he writes about the historical role of beavers in the ecosystems of the entire North American continent, how they were nearly wiped out, and why many communities are brining them back—and with them lusher wetlands and healthier rivers.
Ben Goldfarb is a “beaver believer.” In his new book, Eager, he writes about the historical role of beavers in North American ecosystems, how they were nearly wiped out, and why communities are brining them back—and with them lusher wetlands and healthier rivers.
What do we see when we put aside the lenses of hope and optimism and look with clear eyes at climate disruption? In today’s program we travel with journalist Dahr Jamail, who paints a picture of beauty and danger–and asks each of us what we’re called to do in response.
Nina Simons, co-founder of Bioneers, talks about her new book, Nature, Culture and the Sacred: A Woman Listens for Leadership.
We listen to six Santa Fe poets talk about poetry, love, and writing, and they each share some of their poems with us.
Well…yes. Fascism has always been with us, as author and Yale professor Jason Stanley describes in his most recent book — for example, Hitler was inspired by our Jim Crow laws. We discuss the elements of fascist thinking, how to spot them, and how to fight back.
We hear daily that our nation is “polarized.” But there are important areas of collaboration and common ground that are happening under the radar. MacArthur genius Gary Paul Nabhan‘s work brings together environmentalists and food producers — with exciting results.
Ticks are tiny, eight-legged creatures who are proliferating as the climate warms. They carry an array of diseases that can disable and even kill–and our health providers and public health systems have yet to fully address the gravity of the threat.
Author William Powers and his wife and baby daughter moved to Bolivia, bought five acres of land in a small town, and set out to live a simpler, more balanced life, in community and closer to nature. We discuss the pitfalls, successes, and underlying ideals of these choices.