Gary Paul Nabhan

Benjamin Drummond

Gary Paul Nabhan is an agricultural ecologist, ethnobotanist, Ecumenical Franciscan Brother and author whose work has focused primarily on the interaction of biodiversity and cultural diversity of the arid binational Southwest. Currently, he is the Kellogg Endowed Chair at the University of Arizona’s Southwest Center. He is the author or editor of more than thirty books, including "The Nature of Desert Nature," "Enduring Seeds," "Gathering in the Desert," and "Food from the Radical Center." Honored with a MacArthur “Genius” Award, a Lannan Literary Fellowship, the John Burroughs Medal for nature writing and other awards, Nabhan has lived in the desert for more than 40years.

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The Nature of Desert Nature
Nature / Environment / Outdoor Adventure
University of Arizona Press
January 2020
ISBN 9780816540280
192 pages
$16.95, NYP
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In this refreshing collection, one of our best writers on desert places, Gary Paul Nabhan, challenges traditional notions of the desert. More/less

An Arboreal Love Affair
Nature / Environment / Outdoor Adventure
Chelsea Green Publishing
April 2020
ISBN 9781603589857
Paperback, 224 pages
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In his latest book, Mesquite, Gary Paul Nabhan employs humor and contemplative reflection to convince readers that they have never really glimpsed the essence of what he calls “arboreality. More/less

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