Bruce Barcott

Bruce Barcott

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Sizing Up Sally Jewell

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell has an impressive résumé. Oil geologist, banker, president of REI. But today's Washington is a landscape without maps, and in this age of climate change and keystone,...

Bruce Barcott
Nov 12, 2013

Gone Viral

Where will the next great pandemic come from? David Quammen's new book dives into the science of illness in search of an answer.

Bruce Barcott
Nov 15, 2012

The Devil on Paradise Road

Last January, after shooting four men in Seattle, a former Army specialist drove to Mount Rainier National Park with an arsenal of deadly weapons and murdered a ranger. Bruce Barcott recounts one of...

Bruce Barcott
Sep 12, 2012

Burning Men

E. O. Wilson has a surprising take on how humans conquered the planet

Bruce Barcott
Feb 28, 2012

Exploring the North Pole by Balloon

A review of Alec Wilkinson’s new book “The Ice Balloon”. S.A. Andree's attempt to reach the North Pole in a balloon during the late 19th century.

Bruce Barcott
Dec 1, 2011