While the novel revolves around the pursuit of a highly sought-after amulet, the personal connections and progressions drive the story.
In “The Wanderer,” writer and photographer Tom Walker tracks a single animal — Wolf 258 — as it meandered through northern Alaska for 3,000 miles.
Through a series of interesting, sometimes funny and occasionally hair-raising stories, author Derek Stonorov gives readers a front-row seat to bruin behavior.
His death on Friday at his home in Florida, from cancer of the esophagus, was confirmed by his agent.
Originally arriving in Alaska from England in 1991, author Gerri Brightwell has been at UAF for the last two decades.
Diane Carpenter, now 90 years old, gives a loving remembrance of Alaska, and Bethel in particular, in her book “In the Winter of the Orange Snow.”
The narrative has all the elements of a classic polar expedition gone wrong: starvation, frostbite, amputations, conflicts, miserable deaths and a heroic trek for help.
“On Heaven’s Hill,” provides three narrators, including a wolf, to tell a tale that is both profound and positive.
The book by Tom Crestodina details everything from salmon seiners to fireboats and NOAA research vessels.
The celebrated author of “New Kid,” a graphic novel aimed at young readers, was caught off guard when his books started showing up on lists of inappropriate material.
Author/climber Michael Wejchert has produced a masterpiece of adventure writing, solidly grounded in both factual details and empathetic understandings of human motivations.
For “Sivulliq: Ancestor,” the author learned from elders, tribal leaders and whalers to craft the historic thriller.
The stories cover the mundane to the miraculous, but all of them express something interesting about what it means to live in the Last Frontier.
Through a series of essays, John Messick’s memoir follows his travels in Cambodia, the Everglades and Antarctica before landing in Alaska.
Author Alice Tower Knapp has been involved in the Nordic Skiing Association of Anchorage for virtually its entire existence.
“Into the Great Emptiness” follows Gino Watkins, one of the youngest men to ever lead an expedition into polar regions, and his successful 16-month survey of Greenland in 1930.
Through a variety of narrative perspectives, the book examines unresolved early traumas, questions of identity and self-worth, and the dynamics of family, friendship and rural communities.
Through the protagonist Kim-boy, Chugiak novelist Clifton Bates examines how systems imposed from outside on an Indigenous culture, regardless of intent, too often fail to understand that culture.
AQR continues to be among the best-regarded literary journals in the country, and the latest issue continues its run of excellence.
The book features contemporary fiction and nonfiction from over 30 Alaska essayists, journalists and novelists.
Written by Indigenous author Lily H. Tuzroyluke, the book is set in Western Alaska in the late 19th century.
Scores of alterations were made to “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” and other beloved classics in passages relating to weight, mental health, gender and race.
Works from dg nanouk okpik and Abigail Chabitnoy draw deeply from their heritage and historical references.