Steven Rinella

Steven Rinella


Baja, Mexico

1,000 Miles of Nada

Where does a week of doing nothing add up to something great? On a road trip down the still-wild spine of Baja, in search of secluded beaches, the best fish taco, and a much-needed dose of adventure.

Alaska Archaeology

Meet the Flintstones

They're more than 13,000 years old, priceless, and maybe the best evidence yet of the first Americans. Traveling to remotest Alaska, STEVEN RINELLA goes digging for history before it's too...


Required Reading

IN NOVELS LIKE Dirty Work (1989) and Father and Son (1996) and in nonfiction books like On Fire (1994), his memoir of 17 years as a firefighter, Larry Brown captured the hardscrabble American South...

buffalo hunting

Come Herd or High Water

When he landed a rare permit to hunt bison deep in the Alaskan wilderness, our fearless forager thought he'd be living out a childhood dream. Wild buffalo, hungry grizzlies, nearly fatal...

Gallatin Canyon

Western Man

Thomas McGuane is back, with a dazzling story collection about strong-willed guys, mysterious women, and stark realities on the range


Here's the Beef

Gettin' Jiggy

In the dark of winter, monsters lurk near the glow of Seattle. And man, that's when the jigging's good.

Phantoms of the Flats

Casting for bonefish in the mangrove-choked lagoons of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula