Icefields by Thomas Wharton

... Mom said that in Jasper there used to be two sure signs that winter was over. One was the glacier lily poking up through the snow, and the other was Doctor Byrne stepping off the train. Icefields takes us to Jasper Alberta, where in 1898 Doctor Edward Byrne falls into an ice crevasse. While … Continue reading Icefields by Thomas Wharton


Every Blade of Grass by Thomas Wharton

When I saw Laura's description of this book on Good reads, "Quiet, beautiful, a heartbreaker.", I knew I wanted to read it. I really can't describe it any better than that. But, maybe I'll elaborate... Martha and James meet at a conference in Iceland in 1974, she as a journalist, he as an ecologist. Almost … Continue reading Every Blade of Grass by Thomas Wharton