Book cover of Beaverland: How One Weird Rodent Made America by Leila Philip
Biological Sciences

Beaverland: How One Weird Rodent Made America

From award-winning writer Leila Philip, BEAVERLAND is a masterful work of narrative science writing, a book that highlights, though history and contemporary storytelling, how this weird rodent plays an oversized role in American history and its future. She follows fur trappers who lead her through waist high water, fur traders and fur auctioneers, as well as wildlife managers, PETA activists, Native American environmental vigilantes, scientists, engineers, and the colorful group of activists known as┬ábeaver believers. […Learn More]