Latest from Timothy R. Smith

If you’re thinking of a drastic lifestyle change, ‘Off Grid Life’ will feed your fantasy (or kill it)

Foster Huntington’s follow-up to “Van Life” is a both a celebration and a cautionary tale.
  • Oct 30, 2020

If you can’t visit a national park this summer as planned, here’s a charming alternative

“This is a Book for People who Love the National Parks” is an illustrated guide with fun nuggets of information.
  • May 27, 2020

Roman Dial shared his love of adventure with his son. His new book explores the consequences.

“The Adventurer’s Son” is a clear-eyed adventure memoir with a poignant twist.
  • Mar 13, 2020

William D. Ruckelshaus, who refused to join in Nixon’s ‘Saturday Night Massacre,’ dies at 87

He was the first EPA chief and resigned as deputy attorney general when asked to fire Watergate special prosecutor Archibald Cox.
  • Nov 27, 2019

Life lessons from a mole — and a man who made a living catching them

‘How to Catch a Mole’ is a wondrous work that will show you a new way to look at nature — and life.
  • Oct 14, 2019

Lyndon LaRouche Jr., conspiracy theorist and presidential candidate, dies at 96

The political extremist ran eight times for president, once while in prison for mail fraud and income tax evasion.
  • Feb 13, 2019

He has the job every kid wants: He climbs trees for a living.

James Aldred’s memoir, ‘The Man Who Climbs Trees,’ is a vertiginous, white-knuckled adventure
  • Jun 7, 2018

‘Epic Drives of the World’: Don’t leave home without it.

Lonely Planet’s beautifully illustrated book offers 200 trip ideas across the globe.
  • Jan 11, 2018

When the earth’s story defies religious belief

Brenda Maddox shows how geologists discovered the age of the earth.
  • Jan 5, 2018