Kingsnorth's desire to live authentically leads him to a small Irish farm, but when his words fail him, his identity as a writer is called into question. Savage Gods is a lyrical meditation on belonging and culture, creativity and language, and doesn’t shy away from asking big, troublesome questions. Can language approximate reality? Can we belong to a place? How should we live? Despite these lofty subjects, Savage Gods stays... (read more)Recommended by Jason W.
Along with salmon, rain, and huge trees, Bigfoot is one of the Northwest's enduring icons, yet the blurry beast seldom gets taken seriously. Where Bigfoot Walks is an open-minded and wide-ranging look at the phenomenon of Bigfoot, and the cultural significance of Sasquatch in regional history, place names, and collective consciousness. It takes us deep into the natural beauty of our remaining wilderness, investigates the cool weirdness... (read more)Recommended by Jason W.