Following on his voluminous work on Theodore Roosevelt, David Brinkley offers the second in his series of conservation histories: The Quiet World: Saving Alaska's Wilderness Kingdom, 1879-1960. The Quiet World has received largely favorable reviews in a number of newspapers, including the Washington Post , The Los Angeles Times , and the Houston Chronicle . A copy of Brinkley's The Quiet World is on order for the Western History/Genealogy Department. Circulating copies  are already available in DPL libraries.
Also new and reviewed on a northern subject is Sara Wheeler's The Magnetic North: Notes from the Arctic Circle, which follows her earlier acclaimed volume, entitled Terra Incognita, on Antarctica. Favorable reviews have appeared in The New York Times , the Washington Post , and the Seattle Times . A copy of Wheeler's The Magnetic North is on order for the Western History/Genealogy Department.
New West has recently featured excerpts from two new books: Tim Sullivan's No Communication with the Sea  and Carter Niemeyer's Wolfer: A Memoir . Sullivan's No Communication explores the future of cities in the Great Basin. Niemeyer's Wolfer recounts his decades long relationship with wolves and their complex and contested place in the West. A copy of Sullivan's No Communication  is available for use in the Western History/Genealogy Department. A copy of Niemeyer's Wolfer has been ordered.