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Gov Watcher Turns 'Frack Fic' Writer

Fiction writers have begun to delve into the world of unconventional oil and gas—and maybe a new sub-genre is in the making—fracking fiction, or “frack fic” for short. One of the writers pioneering this new genre is James Browning, author of “The Fracking King.”

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Green Reads for Holiday Book Lists

If you're thinking of environmentally themed books to curl up with by the fireside or to give as gifts, we're here to help.  At the recent Society of Environmental Journalists annual conference, we talked with the author of Cows Save the Planet, as well as some other writers and a publisher, who shared more about their latest efforts.

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Strange as This Weather Has Been

Mountaintop removal mining - the blasting of mountain ranges to reach the coal seams below - has impacted the life and writing of author

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