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On the Bookshelf
Thursday, September 04, 2014
Barbara Theroux reviews "Stuff Matters" and "Unruly Places"

Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Barbara Theroux of Fact & Fiction reviews Grizzlies on my mind

Thursday, June 19, 2014
Barbara Theroux of Fact & Fiction provides guides for a summer of exploring Montana, the West

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Trio of books examines man, mammals co-existence

Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Barbara Theroux of Fact & Fiction reviews Goliath Staggered: How the people of Highway 12 conquered Big Oil

Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Barbara Theroux of Fact & Fiction reviews Molly Caro May's The Map of Enough

Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Winners of 2013 Montana Book Awards announced

Tuesday, January 07, 2014
Barbara Theroux of Fact & Fiction reviews Badluck Way: A Year on the Ragged Edge of the West

Wednesday, December 04, 2013
Barb Theroux of Fact and Fiction suggests books for everyone on your Christmas list

Thursday, November 07, 2013
Barbara Theroux of Fact & Fiction reviews The Heart of Everything That Is: The Untold Story of Red Cloud, An American Legend

Wednesday, October 09, 2013
Barbara Theroux of Fact & Fiction provides a preview of the 2013 Festival of the Book

Thursday, September 12, 2013
Barbara Theroux of Fact & Fiction reviews Empty Mansions: The Mysterious Life of Huguette Clark and the Spending of a Great American Fortune

Friday, August 16, 2013
Barbara Theroux of Fact & Fiction celebrates the harvest season with a roundup of must-have cookbooks

Wednesday, July 17, 2013
Barbara Theroux of Fact & Fiction reviews It runs in the family: A memoir by Richard Manning"

Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Barbara Theroux gives readers a preview of books to be released this fall

Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Barbara Theroux of Fact & Fiction reviews Christine Byl's "Dirt Work: An education in the woods

Thursday, April 25, 2013
Barbara Theroux of Fact & Fiction reviews Todd Wilkinson's "Last Stand: Ted Turner's Quest to Save a Troubled Planet "

Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Barbara Theroux of Fact & Fiction reviews Brad Tyer's "Opportunity, Montana"

Thursday, February 21, 2013
The Why and Who of the Montana Book Award

Thursday, January 24, 2013
Barbara Theroux of Fact & Fiction reviews David Quammen's Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic

Thursday, December 06, 2012
Barbara Theroux of Fact & Fiction suggests some books to give and receive this holiday season

Thursday, November 08, 2012
Barbara Theroux of Fact & Fiction reviews William E. Farr's Blackfoot Redemption: A Blood Indian’s Story of Murder, Confinement, and Imperfect Justice

Friday, October 12, 2012
Hudson Spivey reviews Emma Marris' 'Rambunctious Garden: Saving Nature in a Post-Wild World'

Thursday, September 27, 2012
Barbara Theroux of Fact & Fiction reviews four new Fall releases for your reading pleasure

Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Barbara Theroux of Fact & Fiction reviews Mary Ellen Hannibal's The Spine of the Continent: The Most Ambitious Wildlife Conservation Project Ever Undertaken

Thursday, July 19, 2012
Barbara Theroux of Fact & Fiction reviews Andrew Blackwell's Visit Sunny Chernobyl

Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Barbara Theroux of Fact & Fiction reviews Mark Kurlansky's Birdseye: The Adventures of a Curious Man

Monday, May 14, 2012
Shellie Nelson reviews Jim Robbins' The Man who Planted Trees: Lost Groves, Champion Trees, and an Urgent Plan to Save the Planet

Monday, April 30, 2012
Barbara Theroux of Fact & Fiction reviews Alan S. Kesselheim's Let Them Paddle: Coming of Age on the Water

Thursday, March 22, 2012
Barbara Theroux of Fact & Fiction reviews Julie Zickefoose's The Bluebird Effect: Uncommon Bonds with Common Birds

Friday, February 24, 2012
Barbara Theroux of Fact & Fiction reviews Jeff Clements' "Corporations are not People"

Wednesday, January 18, 2012
Barbara Theroux of Fact & Fiction recommends some books to brighten readers' winter evenings

Monday, December 12, 2011
Barbara Theroux of Fact & Fiction provides a list of books Headwaters News' readers would like to receive and give this holiday season

Friday, November 18, 2011
Barbara Theroux of Fact & Fiction reviews William Adler's "The Man Who Never Died: The Life, Times, and Legacy of Joe Hill, American Labor Icon"

Tuesday, October 18, 2011
Barbara Theroux of Fact & Fiction reviews Andrew Nikiforuk's "Empire of the Beetle"

Monday, September 26, 2011
Barbara Theroux of Fact & Fiction provides a preview of the Western Literature Association and the Montana Festival of the Book, Oct. 5-8, in Missoula, Mont.

Thursday, August 18, 2011
Barbara Theroux of Fact & Fiction reviews Fire Monks: Zen Mind Meets Wildfire at the Gates of Tassajara

Wednesday, July 13, 2011
Barbara Theroux of Fact & Fiction reviews The Case of the Indian Trader: Billy Malone and the National Park Service investigation at Hubbell Trading Post

Wednesday, May 18, 2011
A trio of reviews for May Richard Horan's "Seeds" Sandra Steingraber's "Raising Elijah" and Richard Louv's "Nature Principle."

Friday, April 22, 2011
Jessica Speart's "Winged Obsession"The Pursuit of the World's Most Notorious Butterfly Smuggler

Thursday, March 24, 2011
Steven Hawley's "Recovering a Lost River Removing Dams, Rewilding Salmon, Revitalizing Communities"

Thursday, February 24, 2011
Cold Adventures in the world's frozen places by Bill Streeter

Wednesday, January 05, 2011
The Heart of the Monster, a book that examines the plan to ship megaloads of refinery and mining equipment from Idaho through Montana

Wednesday, December 15, 2010
A list of books great for giving and getting this holiday season

Wednesday, November 10, 2010
Sarahlee Lawrence's River House

Friday, October 08, 2010
A review of a trio of books that examines humans' moral and ethical duty to the planet

Thursday, August 19, 2010
John Vaillant's book "The Tiger A true story of vengeance and survival

Thursday, June 24, 2010
Jeff Gailus' "The Grizzly Manifesto."

Thursday, May 13, 2010
Books with Montana in Mind "The Car That Brought You Here Still Runs Revisiting the Northwest Towns of Richard Hugo" by Frances McCue, with photographs by Mary Randlett and "Visions of the Big Sky Painting and Photographing the Northern Rocky Mountain West," by Dan Flores.

Tuesday, April 06, 2010
Erin McKittrick's "A Long Trek Home, 4,000 Miles by Boot, Raft, and Ski"

Thursday, March 11, 2010
Anders Halverson's "An Entirely Synthetic Fish How Rainbow Trout Beguiled America and Overran the World"

Thursday, February 25, 2010
Susan Kushner Resnick's "Goodbye Wifes and Daughters"

Thursday, January 21, 2010
Susan Shetterly's "Settled in the Wild Notes from the Edge of Town."

Wednesday, December 16, 2009
A list of books for giving and getting this holiday season.

Thursday, November 12, 2009
Timothy Egan's "The Big Burn Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire That Saved America"

Thursday, October 15, 2009
Reviews of two children's books "You Can be a Nature Detective" and "Bug Feats of Montana"

Tuesday, September 29, 2009
Ellen Wohl's "Of Rocks and Rivers Seeking a sense of place in the American West"

Thursday, September 10, 2009
University of New Mexico Law Professor Denise D. Fort reviews Robert Glennon's Unquenchable America's water crisis and what to do about it

Wednesday, August 05, 2009
Richard Manning's "Rewilding the West Restoration in a Prairie Landscape"

Wednesday, June 17, 2009
Doug Scott's "Our Wilderness America's common ground"

Friday, May 22, 2009
"One Square Inch of Silence co-written by Gordon Hempton and John Grossmann

Friday, April 24, 2009
Christopher Preston's "Saving Creation A biography of Holmes Rolston III, the "father of environmental ethics"

Friday, March 20, 2009
Mark Bittman's "Food Matters A guide to conscious eating"

Wednesday, February 11, 2009
Geoff Nicholson's "The Lost Art of WalkingThe History, Science, Philosophy and Literature of Pedestrianism"

Thursday, January 08, 2009
Steven Rinella's "American Buffalo In search of a lost icon."

Tuesday, December 02, 2008
"The Wide Open Prose, Poetry and Photographs of the Prairie."

Friday, November 07, 2008
Fred Pearce's "Confessions of an Eco-sinner Tracking down the sources of my stuff"

Wednesday, October 08, 2008
Terry Tempest Williams' "Finding Beauty in a Broken World"

Thursday, August 28, 2008
Stephen Trimble's Bargaining for Eden The Fight for the Last Open Spaces in America

Monday, July 28, 2008
Courtney White's Revolution on the Range The Rise of a New Ranch in the American West

Friday, July 11, 2008
Deborah Richie Oberbillig's Bird Feats of Montana

Wednesday, June 18, 2008
Saving Homewaters The Story of Montana's Streams and Rivers by Gordon Sullivan

Thursday, May 08, 2008
When the Wolves Returned Restoring Nature&rsquos Balance in Yellowstone, by Dorothy Hinshaw Patent

Thursday, April 10, 2008
Thomas Punke's Last Stand George Bird Grinnell, the Battle to Save the Buffalo, and the Birth of the New West

Tuesday, March 11, 2008
Animal Dialogues Craig Childs' collection of essays takes readers deep into the animal kingdom

Thursday, February 21, 2008
Public Lands Governance of Western Public Lands Mapping Its Present and Future" by Martin Nie

"S o, what we saw this year was a below average number of fires, but in terms of the area burned, quite above normal."

Chief provincial fire information officer Kevin Skrepnek, discussing British Columbia's 1,424 wildfires this year that burned nearly 890,000 acres, the third-highest since record-keeping began in 1950.
- Vancouver Sun (Canadian Press)

On The Bookshelf
Barbara Theroux reviews "Stuff Matters" and "Unruly Places"

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Mountain West Perspectives
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Mountain West Voices
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