In this young adult novel, a high school student moves from Canada to Texas and begins writing down his impressions of fellow students in a ‘field guide.’ He realizes a thing or two about labels along the way.
As a young mother, Marie-Madeleine Fourcade took over the leadership of the alliance network. Her name faded from the record, but a new biography offers a carefully researched and compulsively readable account of her escapades.
Once called ‘the Thoreau of our era,’ W.S. Merwin was an environmentalist who transformed concrete language into evanescent poetry that reflected on war, spirituality, and the natural and metaphysical worlds.