Category Archives: Books
A decade after original publication, Yvon Chouinard’s 2006 memoir, Let My People Go Surfing: The Education of a Reluctant Businessman, is being re-released in a revised and expanded edition by Penguin Books. Read more in the press release below.
Dartmouth astrophysicist Marcelo Gleiser has written a new book, The Simple Beauty of the Unexpected: A Natural Philosopher’s Quest for Trout and the Meaning of Everything, arguing that angling and science are connected by their imaginative possibilities and the unknown. … more
Acclaimed author Thomas McGuane and writer Callan Wink talk about the state of the short story, Western literature’s ranching clichés, and their mutual friend the late author Jim Harrison, all while sitting in a fifteen-foot drift boat. “And, yes,” writes … more
Angler and award-winning author Thomas McGuane presented the talk “Does Fishing Mean Anything?” on Thursday, May 5, 2016 at the Museum of the Rockies Hager Auditorium as part of the MSU Library Trout & Salmonid Lecture Series. Trout are “emblematic …
Backcasts: A Global History of Fly Fishing and Conservation, edited by Samuel Snyder, Bryon Borgelt, and Elizabeth Tobey, examines the historical significance of outdoor recreation and sports to conservation. Backcasts explores both the problems anglers and their organizations face and … more
The new book “25 Best National Parks to Fly Fish” by Terry and Wendy Gunn and Bennett Mintz is a DIY manual for fly fishing every park from Maine to Alaska. It’s published by Stonefly Press in honor and tribute to … more
Stonefly Press has announced the release of the “25 Best National Parks to Fly Fish,” a where-to-go, how-to-get-there, do-it-yourself manual on fly-fishing America’s National Parks, authored by Terry and Wendy Gunn and Bennett Mintz. Read more in the press release … more