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The acclaimed author’s latest release is the October pick for the Outside Book Club. We spoke with him about the book, climate anxiety, and the father-son relationship

‘The Secret History,’ ‘Battle Royale,’ and the latest Sally Rooney novel

Patagonia recently updated the Willard Bascom classic ‘Waves and Beaches’

The actor, woodworker, and dedicated outdoorsman offers up choice lessons for making a deeper connection with the world beyond your door

Honest-to-God advice on how to enjoy nature, from an actor-comedian-author-canoe-builder who grew up on a farm and takes rock stars rafting

Alexandra Kleeman’s new novel imagines a disaster-plagued California where everybody’s drinking man-made water

‘Only Murders in the Building,’ Shirley Hazzard, and a whimsical TV musical

Reading about romance and relationships in speculative fiction about scary futures reminds us that a better world is always worth fighting for

When the real world seems increasingly apocalyptic, what’s the point of reading novels about the horrors of climate change? Outside’s culture columnist investigates her own fascination with cli-fi.

In an excerpt from his new book, ‘Truffle Hound,’ Outside contributor Rowan Jacobsen details how the state is developing a thriving culinary culture around its overlooked native tubers

The past few years have seen a boom in fiction about the climate crisis. Here are our recommendations for some of the most interesting titles out there, from Octavia Butler to Jenny Offill.

Through the moving story of a widowed astrobiologist and his unusual son, ‘Bewilderment’ addresses our apathy in the face of environmental disaster

We’re relaunching our community for outdoorsy book lovers—starting with Richard Powers’s new novel, ’Bewilderment’

For philosopher John Kaag, a trek in the Alps during his youth was the beginning of a long and winding journey

A revered figure in modern climbing literature, Katie Ives is known for her intense work ethic and for encouraging writers who weren’t always invited to the club. In her first book, she explores how the physical and fantastical aspects of big peaks have, for centuries, inspired human dreams.

Intrepid author Mary Roach shares tales of thieving bears, murderous possums, and mugging monkeys from her new book, ‘Fuzz’

When you confront your mortality on a regular basis, the shift in perspective can be profound

In this excerpt from his new book ‘The Practice of Groundedness,’ our Do It Better columnist Brad Stulberg explains how ritualizing exercise benefits your brain and body

‘The White Lotus,’ ‘Ted Lasso,’ and the harrowing tale of a shipwreck

After taking a cue from ‘My Morning Routine,’ an Outside contributor discovered an extra hour in her day

Journalist Lizzie Johnson provides a comprehensive postmortem of how the notorious 2018 inferno came to destroy Paradise, California—and what it means for the future of wildfires

‘Breathing Fire,’ a new book by Jaime Lowe, delves into the personal stories behind California’s inmate firefighter program

In 1960, John Steinbeck set out on a cross-country adventure with his standard poodle, Charley. More than half a century later, writer Kristin Wong did the same thing with her dog—and learned an unexpected lesson about the pain of uncertainty.

Fiction by Colson Whitehead, a Tokyo 2020 video game, and a fascinating history of coyotes

In her new book, ‘The Joy of Sweat,’ Sarah Everts answers all of our writer’s questions about perspiration

Answers to the questions you’ve always had about perspiring but were afraid to ask

This year, three new adventure sports will make their debut in Tokyo. Prepare yourself for the action with these books, documentaries, and more.

Your family’s next adventure begins when the sun goes down

In a new short-story collection by Claire Boyles, we meet characters struggling with family, health troubles, and environmental issues in the West

Oprah’s interview with Elliot Page, a history of the national park system centering Indigenous perspectives, and more

Journalist Emma Marris’s new book, ‘Wild Souls,’ asks us to reconsider our relationship to the nonhuman world

Here’s what to do when your little one brings up sea-level rise, extinction, wildfires, and other ecological griefs

The later moon missions didn’t grab as much attention as the first landing in 1969, but they had something very cool on the gear front: the lunar rover, a lightweight go-kart that gave crews unmatched mobility on another world

In ‘Camping Grounds,’ Phoebe S.K. Young reminds us that sleeping outdoors is far more than just a recreational hobby

Fuel up for your next adventure with these deliciously portable bento boxes

‘The Great Pottery Throw Down,’ an eye-opening anthology about climate change, and an Oscar-winning film starring Mads Mikkelsen

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