Looking for new ways to pass the time indoors?
Here are some suggestions for Adirondack and/or environmental themed books offered up by Almanack readers, who responded to a post on our Facebook page.
A mix of fiction and non-fiction, old and new (in no particular order), feel free to share your favorites in the comments!
- “Cold River” by William Judson
- “Living With the Adirondack Forest” by Catherine Henshaw Knott.
- “The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes Us Happier, Healthier, and More Creative” by Florence Williams
- “Loon Lake” by E.L. Doctorow.
- “The Stranger in the Woods” by Michael Finkel.
- “The Truth and Legend of Lily Martindale” by Mary Sanders Shartle
- “Wandering Home” by Bill McKibben
- “A Woman in the Polar Night” by Christiane Ritter
- “Tailspin: The Strange Case of Major Call” by Bernard F. Conners
- Anything William Kennedy
- “Woodswoman” (series) by Anne LaBastille
- The Explorer publication by Phil Terrie, “Seeing The Forest” We still have a few copies for sale.
- “In Praise of Quiet Waters” and “Finding A Woman’s Place” by Lorraine Duvall
- “In Camp with Adirondack Hunters” by Robert J. Elinskas
- The Frank Bennett Adirondack Mountain Mystery Series by S. W. Hubbard
- “Adirondack Detective” by John H. Briant
- “The Hidden Life of Trees” by Peter Wohlleben
- “The Overstory” by Richard Powers
- “Braiding Sweetgrass” by Robin Wall Kimmerer
- “The Dirty Life, A Memoir of Farming, Food and Love” by Kristin Kimball.
- “Adirondack Almanac: A Guide to the Natural Year” by Saranac Lake author Tom Kalinowski
- The Adirondack Kids series
- “Neighbors of Yesterday” by Jeanne Robert Foster
- “No Place I’d Rather be: Wit and Wisdom from Adirondack Lean-to Journals” by Stuart F. Mesinger