Imagined Life by Trefil & Summers

Among travel books, what makes a masterpiece? Sure, we love the writer who describes a location or culture in stunning, heart-flipping prose. But what debt of thanks and praise do we owe the yarner who completely transports us to places we will never ever get to visit in our lifetime? Take, for instance, outer spaceā€¦… Continue reading Imagined Life by Trefil & Summers

A Wilder Time by William Glassley

When taught to love this Earth like a geologist, we appreciate and crave even the smell of rocks. Glassley, William. A Wilder Time: Notes from a Geologist at the Edge of the Greenland Ice. New York: Bellevue Literary Press, 2018. Print. Genre: narrative nonfiction Summary: Two geologist colleagues invite Glassley on a return visit to… Continue reading A Wilder Time by William Glassley