Every once in awhile I’m reminded of what superb climate coverage can sound and look like. I had that experience yesterday while sloshing along a muddy shoulder season rail trail, which for the uninitiated is the rewarding result of taking a retired railroad line and turning it into a great hiking path. I often listen to Democracy […]
Carry the Flame
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Gutsy...With references to ecological despoliation and oil as a precious commodity, Jaros's novel has a noticeable Mad Max vibe, replete with quirky characters and nonstop action. Tense, terse prose suits the setting and carries the story nimbly along."
Burn Down the Sky
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An intense, amazing, post-apocalyptic tale of unleashed terror and undying hope. This is gifted writing, and a superb, brilliant thriller."
New York Times bestselling author of Category 7
Nykanen has published his two most recent books under his pen name, James Jaros
Nykanen is a four-time Emmy and Edgar-winning journalist, and acclaimed author of extraordinarily tense literary thrillers that feature protagonists who find themselves pushed to the absolute extremes of behaviour and imagination.
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Nykanen is a master of knowing what scares us deep down…Words have power, and Nykanen knows their secrets."
Salem Statesman Journal
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Truthout is a website worth checking out. I’ve just read one of the most comprehensive updates on climate change research that I’ve seen in recent months. Dahr Jamail’s report begins anecdotally enough with a recent hike he took in the Olympic National Park up to an alpine lake at 5,000 feet. It’s a disturbing experience […]
So much drivel has been written by climate change deniers about a so-called slowdown in global warming that in a more rational world the news from NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration would end, once and for all, the phony debate about the escalating heat. Alas, we don’t live in that world. We […]