“Extraordinary... seamless... astonishingly rich” (Sverker Sörlin, Nature)—an eye-opening environmental history of the Far North.
An urgent and illuminating portrait of forest migration, and of the people studying the forests of the past, protecting the forests of the present and planting the forests of the future.
Prize-winning essays on our changing place in the natural world by the best-selling author of Moby-Duck.
Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in Nonfiction
Winner of the Reginald Zelnik Book Prize in History and the Marshall D. Shulman Book Prize
"A magisterial blend of historical research, investigative journalism, and poetic reportage…[A]n awe-inspiring journey." —Economist
A ground-breaking exploration of the relationship between humans and the natural world where two great economic ideologies converge.