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What's happening


Books ~

   * Seis Vidas en Fuego.  The fire autobiographies of six 'fathers' of modern fire management in Mexico.  My idea, my role only that of editor.

   * Wild Visions. Wilderness as Image and Idea - out at last, thanks to Ben Minteer's patient tenacity and Mark Klett's network of landscape photographers.

   * Pyrocene Park. Yosemite as a microcosm of an Earth moving from an ice age to a fire age. See link on sidebar to left for special coupon.


And some essays ~

   * Aesthetics for the Pyrocene - a meditation for Aeon/Psyche.

   *  The Pyrocene as framed by the views outside my study windows.

   * A brief commentary on how the Big Blowback followed the Big Blowup.




The Pyrocene is out in paperback and headed to translations - Italian and Portuguese now in print; Finnish, Danish, Korean, and Chinese in the works.



 * Five Suns: a Fire History of Mexico, a project that I have long had in mind. It will be published by the University of Arizona Press in spring, 2024.


OTHERWISE, I fuss over our urban Farm at the End of the Road, where I wrangle sheep, chickens, and citrus, and follow Voltaire's admonition to tend my garden.

Scenes from two public lectures. (l) Stewart Brand and I fielding questions after my talk for the Long Now Foundation. (r) My 2015 TED Talk.


The TLS suite, complete.  The color commentary to accompany the narrative in Between Two Fires.  My gratitude to the USFS, USDI, and JFSP for funding, and to the University of Arizona Press for staying with the project - a big commitment all around.