The library grows and grows

Since I’m doing a lot of writing about Alaska I’m also doing a lot of reading. My research library (I’m just counting books, of course, nothing online) expands with every visit to the post office. Here’s a list (in the order they are stacked on my table) of what has already arrived–suggestions are welcome.

Glacier Bay: The Land and the Silence, by David John, 1967

Passage to Juneau: A Sea and Its Meanings, by Jonathan Raban, 1999

The Way Winter Comes: Alaska Stories, by Sherry Simpson, 1998

In Darkest Alaska: Travel and Empire Along the Inside Passage, 2007

The Island Within, by Richard Nelson, 1989

Only Kayak: A Journey Into the Heart of Alaska, by Kim Heacox, 2006

Travels In Alaska, by John Muir, 1915

John Muir and the Ice that Started a Fire, Kim Heacox, 2014

The Thousand-Mile War: World War II in Alaska and the Aleutians, by Brian Garfield, 1995

Grizzly, by Michio Hoshino, 1987

Xtratuf: An Alaskan Way of Life, by Larry Johansen, 2010

Alaska’s Inside Passage, not credited on the cover, credited to Kim Heacox on the inside title page, credited to both Kim Heacox and Darcy Ellington on the copyright page, 1992

Glacier Bay, Official National Park Handbook, 1983

Alaska Light: Ideas and Images from a Northern Land, by Kim Heacox, 1998

Going to Extremes, by Joe McGinniss, 1980

Alaska’s Ocean Highways: A Travel Adventure Aboard Northern Ferries, Photos by Mark Kelley, text by Sherry Simpson, 1995

The Milepost, 2017 Edition

Coming Into the Country, John McPhee, 1976

Arctic Dreams: Imagination and Desire In a Northern Landscape, by Barry Lopez, 1986

Moose, by Michio Hoshino, 1988

Where the Sea Breaks Its Back: The Epic Story of Early Naturalist Georg Stellar and the Russian Exploration of Alaska, by Corey Ford, 1966

They Don’t Speak Russian In Sitka: A New Look at the History of Southern Alaska, by David Wharton, 1991