Image of the cover of the book by Justin Angle and Nick Mott, titled "This Is Wildfire: How to Protect Yourself, Your Home, and Your Community in the Age of Heat"

This Is Wildfire: How to Protect Yourself, Your Home, and Your Community in the Age of Heat

May 31, 2023

By Nick Mott (MJour'18) and Justin Angle (Bloomsbury Publishing, 272 pages; 2023) Buy the Book A practical guide for living with wildfire, including essential history and science, actions you can take to protect your home, and guiding principles for life in an increasingly fiery future. Wildfires are getting more destructive...

Image of the cover of the book by Gloria Dickie, titled "Eight Bears: Mythic Past and Imperiled Future"

Eight Bears: Mythic Past and Imperiled Future

May 31, 2023

By Gloria Dickie (MJour'15) (W.W. Norton, 272 pages; 2023) Buy the Book A global exploration of the eight remaining species of bears—and the dangers they face. Bears have always held a central place in our collective memory, from Indigenous folklore and Greek mythology to nineteenth-century fairytales and the modern toy...

Image of the cover of the book by By Greg Glasgow and Kathryn Mayer, titled "Disneyland on the Mountain"

Disneyland on the Mountain: Walt, the Environmentalists, and the Ski Resort That Never Was

May 31, 2023

By Greg Glasgow (MEngl'99) and Kathryn Mayer (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 218 pages; 2023) Buy the Book A fascinating look at Walt Disney’s last, unfinished project and the controversy that surrounded it. It was going to be Disneyland at the top of a mountain. A vacation destination where guests could...

Image of the cover of the book by Allison McCabe Bruce titled "Flourish, A 365 Day Guided Path Toward Love

Flourish, A 365-Day Guided Path Towards Love: How to Experience More Joy, Live with More Intention, and Be True to Yourself

May 31, 2023

By Allison McCabe Bruce (ArchEngr'95) (Flourish Integral Health, 302 pages; 2022) Buy the Book Flourish, A 365-Day Guided Path Towards Love: How to experience more joy, live with more intention, and be true to yourself is a personal growth guidebook to help you get from where you are to where...

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Survivor Criminology: A Radical Act of Hope

March 22, 2023

Edited by Kimberly J. Cook, Jason M. Williams, Reneè D. Lamphere, Stacie L. Mallicoat (MBio'73), and Alissa R. Ackerman (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 260 pages; 2022) Buy the Book Survivor Criminology: A Radical Act of Hope is a trauma-informed approach to the study of crime and justice that stems from...

100 Things To Do in Boulder Before You Die

100 Things to Do in Boulder Before You Die

March 20, 2023

By Sandra Bornstein​ (MEdu'05) (Reedy Press, 160 pages; 2022) Buy the Book Nestled at the base of Colorado’s signature mountains, pedestrian-friendly Boulder is consistently singled out for its quality of life, abundance of outdoor adventures, and award-winning chefs. With a plethora of amazing places to experience, 100 Things to Do...

Tending Iowa’s Land:  Pathways to a Sustainable Future

Tending Iowa’s Land: Pathways to a Sustainable Future

March 20, 2023

By Connie Mutel (MBio'73) (University of Iowa Press, 288 pages; 2022) Buy the Book In the last 200 years, Iowa’s prairies and other wildlands have been transformed into vast agricultural fields. This massive conversion has provided us with food, fiber, and fuel in abundance. But it has also robbed Iowa’s...

A Dream of Justice: the Story of Keyes v. Denver Public Schools

A Dream of Justice: the Story of Keyes v. Denver Public Schools

March 20, 2023

By Pat Pascoe (Engl'57) (University Press of Colorado, 344 pages; 2022) Buy the Book A Dream of Justice is Colorado state senator and former teacher Pat Pascoe’s firsthand account of the decades-long fight to desegregate Denver’s public schools. Drawing on oral histories and interviews with members of the legal community,...

Allah's Angels

Allah's Angels: Chechen Women in War

March 20, 2023

By Paul J. Murphy (PolSci'69; MA'71) (Naval Institute Press, 320 pages; 2010) Buy the Book In this comprehensive portrait of the women of Chechnya in modern war, Paul Murphy challenges conventional thinking on why they fight and are willing to kill themselves in the name of Allah. His book covers...

So Little, So Ugly

So Little, So Ugly

March 20, 2023

By Amparo Ramos Ruiz​ (Span'85; MA'89) (Amazon, 312 pages; 2020) Buy the Book Growing up in post Civil War Spain, in the 1940 - 1950s, under Dictator Franco, a young girl tells her story. Schools were strict, parents well respected, the streets safe with police. She was raised by a...

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