Bruce Barcott

Bruce Barcott


If a megaquake like the one that hit Japan last March were to strike the U.S., the Pacific Northwest coast would be the likeliest spot. Geologists have their eyes on the Cascadia subduction zone, a 740-mile seam where the Juan de Fuca and North American plates meet. The CSZ has been building up tension for more than 300 years, say some seismologists. If that te

Bruce Barcott
Aug 25, 2011

Arctic adventurer Lynne Cox tackles the legend of Roald Amundsen

Bruce Barcott
Aug 1, 2011

Alexandra Fuller's Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness

Bruce Barcott
Aug 1, 2011

Two new books detail the ongoing search for drifter Everett Ruess, plus required reading for August

Bruce Barcott
Jul 8, 2011

One year after the spill, two books examine the causes and effects of BP's Deepwater Horizon disaster.

Bruce Barcott and Andrea Thompson
May 10, 2011

A new memoir from a fire lookout makes a convincing case for quitting your job.

Bruce Barcott and McKenzie Funk
Apr 26, 2011

Two new island novels explore what it means to leave everyday life far, far behind.

Bruce Barcott and Abe Streep
Jan 12, 2011

A new account of the Dalai Lama's escape from Tibet turns history into riveting adventure.

Bruce Barcott
Dec 20, 2010

A wild journey into the world of giant waves—and the crazed surfers who seek them out.

Bruce Barcott
Sep 30, 2010

A new master of natural-history writing emerges with the story of a killer tiger in wildest Russia.

Bruce Barcott
Aug 13, 2010

Break out the hammocks and beach chairs! Presenting the best new books of summer.

Abe Streep, Elizabeth Hightower Allen, Bruce Barcott, Grayson Schaffer, and Jon Billman
Jun 8, 2010

Into Teen Air

The list of seven summits climbers used to read like an alpinist all-star team. Now there are kids who can include it on their college applications.

Bruce Barcott
Mar 11, 2010

Destination: Everywhere

Bruce Barcott, Christopher Keyes, and Grayson Schaffer
Feb 17, 2010

Two fiction titans imagine life on the feral side.

Bruce Barcott and Grayson Schaffer
Jan 7, 2010

By Brad Matsen (PANTHEON, $28)

Bruce Barcott
Oct 29, 2009