Stephen J. Pyne
Selected Books and Essays
Voyager: looking back, looking ahead
Fire: Nature and Culture
A concise, lavishly illustrated survey of fire on Earth.
Restoring the Narrative of American Environmentalism
Reinstating Pragmatism into history and philosophy; co-authored with Ben Minteer.
The Last Lost World: Ice Ages, Human Origins, and the Invention of the Pleistocene
A sideways observation
Sketch of Buzz Aldrin from watching his performance at MIT+150 on the future of exploration.
A Beautiful Mind. William H. Goetzmann (1930-2010)
I knew Bill Goetzmann in his prime in his preferred habitats. He taught us how to turn our experiences into ideas.
Now in paperback
Voyager: Seeking Newer Worlds in the Third Great Age of Discovery
A narrative of the Voyager mission within the larger context of geographic exploration by Western civilization.
Voice and Vision: A Guide to Writing History and Other Serious Nonfiction
Art and craft of writing nonfiction books, especially history.
Year of the Fires: The Story of the Great Fires of 1910
Historical survey of the Great Fires, their context and consequences.
Great Ages of Discovery
A group of books organized around the concept of three great ages of discovery
Fire on Earth
Cycle of Fire - and more
Includes fire histories for Earth, America, Canada, Australia, and Europe including Russia. Other books on fire management.
Grand Canyon Suite
Books that center on the Grand Canyon
The Grand Canyon provides a setting, at least in part, for several books.
Arizona State University
The author's university web page
Advocates for published authors since 1912
Wildland fire management
Introduction to Wildland Fire
, 2nd ed (1996)
Tending Fire: Coping with America's Wildland Fires