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Winter is when we get a lot of our reading done. Here’s another round of book recommendations from the MeatEater crew and contributors. If you’re stuck inside the house with winter bearing down, this reading list should get you through the snowy months. Make sure you check out Part 1, as well.
Annals of the Former World by John McPhee
“McPhee is one of the greatest non-fiction writers of all time, and Annals of the Former World is his...
For our latest round of recommended books, we thought we’d share some of the MeatEater staff’s favorite wilderness survival stories. From historical accounts to fictional adventures, these titles make for great summer reading material. Once you’ve completed this list, make sure you check out Part 1 and Part 2, as well.
“Down the Great Unknown: John Wesley Powell’s 1869 Journey of Discovery and TragedyThrough the Grand Canyon” by Edward Dolnick...
A century ago, our wildlife in the United States was in serious trouble. Unregulated market hunting led to near extinction for many popular game animals, from ducks to deer. Fortunately, early wildlife conservation pioneers like Theodore Roosevelt and Aldo Leopold recognized the urgency of the situation.
As a result, newly formed state fish and game agencies began managing wildlife resources for sustainability. These agencies created sensible...