December 10, 2023

USVLT Reads - December / January

Is there anything better than curling up in front of the fire during these short, dark days with a good book? We have a few suggestions...happy reading! Most titles can be purchased locally, check out availability by clicking on each link.

Winter Solstice, An Essay - by NinaMaclaughlin
A hymn to the rhythms, sights, sounds, and emotions unique to the season.

Winter World: The Ingenuity of Animal Survival - by Bernd Heinrich
An exploration of the myriad ways that animals deal with the harsh conditions of winter, by a naturalist and writer who splits his time between Western Maine and Vermont.

Consolations of the Forest - by Sylvain Tesson
A modern diary of a half year escape into the forest by Lake Baikal in Siberia. Exquisite writing that conjures the magic of time spent in solitude in nature.

A Time Before New Hampshire - by Michael J. Caduto
An important resource for understanding the story of the Indigenous human populations of the land now called New Hampshire, from the formation of the Earth through the 17th century.

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