How did 'Silent Spring' shape America? Historians have said that the beginning of the American environmental movement can be traced back to the date, 50 years ago, when Rachel Carson's "Silent Spring" was published. The work led to the passage of the Clean Water Act and the founding of the Environmental Protection Agency.The Daily Circuit, December 9, 2012
Saving 'The Spine of the Continent' In her new book, Mary Ellen Hannibal looks at what she calls the "most ambitious wildlife conservation project ever undertaken" to protect a network of conservation lands from northern Alaska into northern Mexico.The Daily Circuit, November 15, 2012
July 16, 2014, 11:07 AM
"The new measure is part of France’s effort to promote “biblio-diversity” and help independent bookstores compete. Here, there’s no big bookseller with the power to suddenly turn off the spigot."
February 19, 2014, 15:02 PM
David Stuart MacLean — the author of the wonderful new memoir, “The Answer to the Riddle is Me” — offers his recommendations for great books to get you through the rest of winter. If you missed David on The Daily Circuit this week, take a listen here. His story will make you grateful for all your…
January 13, 2014, 15:01 PM
In our show last week, Kerri talked with Kevin Smokler about going back to the books he was assigned in high school, and finding new appreciation for the stories when he wasn’t forced to read them. We asked you what book you love to re-read, but now we want to hear what books from your…