Literary Nonfiction. Hurd's brilliant book about climate change is also a book about storytelling, about paying attention to little, most invisible things that manage to survive without heroics, or the help of heroes. There are many books about climate change, but none like hers that deliver the bad goods with such unsentimental empathy.
Barbara Hurd is a prominent author of nonfiction books on the environment, and winner of the Sierra Club National Nature Writing Award. Books include EPILOGUES: AFTERWORDS ON THE PLANET (Standing Stone Books, 2021), Listening to the Savage/River Notes Half Hearted Melodies, Entering the Stone, and Stirring the Mud, an LA Times Best book of the year 2001.
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