Pack Animal Magazine

Nature Non-Fiction Book Club

Book Club


Pack Animal is partnering up with the American Alpine Club Library and the West Denver chapter of Trout Unlimited for a monthly nature non-fiction book club!

We’ll meet from 6:00pm-7pm on the fourth Wednesday of every month at the American Alpine Club Library in the American Mountaineering Center, 710 Tenth Street, Suite 15, Golden, CO 80401.

Book Selections

Wednesday, February 26:
Animals Strike Curious Poses by Elena Passarello
Biophilia: The Human Bond with Other Species by Edward O. Wilson

Wednesday, March 25:
Confessions of a Barbarian by Edward Abbey
The Land of Little Rain by Mary Austin

Wednesday, April 22:
A Sand County Almanac by Aldo Leopold
Wilderness and the American Mind by Roderick Frazier Nash

Wednesday, May 27:
Erosion: Essays of Undoing by Terry Tempest Williams
On Trails: An Exploration by Robert Moor

Wednesday, June 24:
Woodswoman: Living Alone in the Adirondack Wilderness by Anne LaBastille
Space Below My Feet by Gwen Moffat

Wednesday, July 29:
Natural Rivals: John Muir, Gifford Pinchot, and the Creation of America's Public Lands by John Clayton
Uncertain Path: A Search for the Future of National Parks by William C. Tweed

Wednesday, August 26:
Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer
Out of the Woods: Seeing Nature in the Everyday by Julia Corbett

Wednesday, September 23:
The Colors of Nature: Culture, Identity, and the Natural World by Alison Hawthorne Deming
Conservation Refugees: The Hundred-Year Conflict between Global Conservation and Native Peoples by Mark Dowie

Wednesday, October 28:
Where the Water Goes: Life and Death Along the Colorado River by David Owen
Snow by Marcus Sedgwick

Future Books:
Run, River, Run; A Naturalist’s Journey down One of the Great Rivers of the American West by Ann Zwinger
The Necessity of Empty Places by Paul Gruchow