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Bob Cavnar’s Upcoming Book is an Exciting “Sleeper” – Publisher’s Weekly

From Publisher’s Weekly:

Although last fall was known for its “embarrassment of riches,” this fall’s title selection is plenty strong as well.

“I feel great about the fall—the momentum is already here. I see tons of stuff about the end of the book is nigh, but I keep selling books,” says Sheryl Cotleur, buying director of Book Passage in Corte Madera, Calif., which has sold over a thousand copies of David Mitchell’s The Thousand Autumns of Jacob Zoet this summer. “Besides,” says Mark Mouser, manager of general books at University Book Store in Seattle, “a less crowded field gives us more opportunity to find unnoticed gems and sell the heck out of them.”

Read the whole article here…

Find out more about Disaster on the Horizon here…

Watch Bob Cavnar on MSNBC’s Countdown with Keith Olbermann.

And last but not least, keep up to speed with the continuing struggle to plug the gaping hole in the Gulf floor on Bob’s wonderful blog, The Daily Hurricane.


5 Common Invasive Species and How to Manage Them

Last week, we asked authors Tao Orion and Katrina Blair to share alternative approaches to managing five different plant species commonly held to be “invasive.” St. John’s Wort, Garlic Mustard, Thistle, Oxeye Daisy, and Kudzu are often dismissed as annoyances at best and the target of aggressive eradication with harmful chemicals at worst. Orion and […] Read More..

What in the World is a Pawpaw?

Have you heard of the pawpaw? A few generations ago, most would say “yes!” You could ask just about anyone and they could tell you what this fruit looked and tasted like, and more importantly, where to find it. But today, the pawpaw remains a mystery to some and entirely unknown to others. In Pawpaw: […] Read More..

Uncovering the Many Uses for Abundant Kudzu

As Invasive Species Week comes to a close, Tao Orion, author of Beyond the War on Invasive Species, and Katrina Blair, author of The Wild Wisdom of Weeds,  share alternative approaches to understanding and managing Kudzu. Take a look through our final profile and check out any you might have missed along the way: Oxeye […] Read More..

Oxeye Daisy: A Plant for the Pollinators

As Invasive Species Week continues, Tao Orion, author of Beyond the War on Invasive Species, and Katrina Blair, author of The Wild Wisdom of Weeds, are sharing alternative approaches to managing and using plants considered to be “invasive.” Take a look through today’s profile on Oxeye Daisy and check out tips for working with Garlic […] Read More..

How to Manage Invasive Thistle and Improve Your Soil

As Invasive Species Week continues, Tao Orion, author of Beyond the War on Invasive Species, and Katrina Blair, author of The Wild Wisdom of Weeds, are sharing alternative approaches to managing and using plants considered to be “invasive.” Take a look through today’s profile on two variations of Thistle and check out tips for working […] Read More..