Thursday, April 17, 2008

Book Reviews of Cold Subjects

Here is a selection of my reviews for the Seattle Times about ice and snow, reindeer, and Northern places:

"The Future of Ice"
by Gretel Ehrlich

"Ice: The Nature, the History and the Uses of an Astonishing Substance"by Mariana GosnellKnopf, 560 pp., $30
"Ice": Brrrr! A tale with thrills, chills

"The Reindeer People: Living with Animals and Spirits in Siberia"by Piers VitebskyHoughton Mifflin, 464 pp., $28

"The Sami People: Traditions in Transition"by Veli-Pekka Lehtola, translated by Linna Weber Muller-WilleUniversity of Alaska Press, 144 pp., $27.95

"In a Far Country: The True Story of a Mission, a Marriage, a Murder and the Remarkable Reindeer Rescue of 1898"by John TaliaferroPublicAffairs, 400 pp., $26.95

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