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Book Review: Upland Hunting in Alaska

For some, hunting is more than man vs. nature. Read More »

Book Review: Alaskan Bootlegger’s Bible

Beer, Wine and Moonshine in the Last Frontier. Read More »

Book Review: How Homo Became Sapiens

Exploring the evolution of thinking. Read More »

The Wine Bible

A primer to the elixer of life. A handy companion to any blogger. Read More »

Code Names

NBC News analyst and journalist, William Arkin, is no stranger to controversy Read More »

The Cruelest Miles

With the close of the Iditarod sled dog race, this book is a sobering reminder of the original serum run that saved the lives of Nome, Alaska. Read More »

Book Review: The Firecracker Boys by Dan O’Neill

As tensions increase over the emergence of new nuclear powers, this book looks at Alaska's part in the story. Read More »

Some Assembly Required

If politics is a blood sport, this is the Special Olympics. Scenes from American Protests. Read More »

What’s Class Got to Do With It?

As the economy becomes more globalized, how does class fit in? Read More »

Good Time Girls of the Alaska-Yukon Gold Rush

A lusty tale of prostitution in the frigid North. Read More »