A valuable contribution to understanding our not-so-distant but fading past, “Homestead” offers a detailed account.
Readers will get a detailed description of the environmental and geopolitical conditions that the 2019-20 MOSAiC Expedition in the Arctic Ocean faced, but few of the preliminary findings.
Collections by Olena Kalytiak Davis and Sara Eliza Johnson reward readers with both pleasure in language and proof of the resilience of the human spirit.
While the book by German historian Bernd Brunner follows an interesting line into modern times, it ignores large swaths of northern populations.
A former criminal investigator, the Sitka author brings together an intriguing mix of historical events in “Blown by the Same Wind,” part of his Cold Storage series set in Southeast Alaska.
The new novel from Fairbanks author Gerri Brightwell depicts an Alaska warped from climate and political changes.
Only four people have ever solved the puzzle contained in the pages of “Cain’s Jawbone.” TikTok helped turn the obscure, 100-page British novel into a craze.
“Forgotten Murders” provides sensational tales, but also context for Alaska society in the early 20th century.
A ton of kids’ books end with bedtime. But do they have the desired effect?
Their lists include a National Book Award finalist, tales from the sea and dispatches about the natural world.
In “Warflower,” Robert Stark writes of a stormy childhood, a muddled military experience and, finally, a peace in the present.
Contributors will read selections from the book on Thursday at the Writer’s Block in Anchorage.
The book is both a beautifully produced collection of Edward S. Curtis’ photographs and a travelogue.
“The Last Speaker of Bear” draws on decades of Millman’s experiences, and many of the book’s vignettes are presented as moments frozen in time, leaving a reader wanting more.
Dr. James Taylor White made multiple trips, witnessing increased Arctic activity and some of the horrors the Gold Rush.
His book, “A Thousand Trails Home: Living with Caribou,” won in the Natural History Literature category.
Over 160 years old, the original text proves to include some valuable insights that can help gauge the changes to come.
From the heart of the action in Spenard, Gordon had a front-row seat for the madness that swept over Alaska when oil was discovered and the newly minted state was suddenly awash in money and opportunity seekers.
Powell died of cardiac arrest Oct. 26 at her home in upstate New York. Powell’s 2005 book “Julie & Julia: 365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen” became a hit, Nora Ephron-directed film.
Icelandic photographer Ragnar Axelsson documents diminishing arctic areas and the people the people that call those places home.
In other literary news, longtime journalist Tom Kizzia was named Alaska’s Historian of the Year.
In his new book “Homestead Survival,” Alaska reality TV star Marty Raney dishes out advice for would-be homesteaders looking to make a “great escape.”
“The Alaskan Blonde” features an unsolved mystery and a young federal district attorney named Ted Stevens.