If you felt like your life was breaking apart, where would you go to try to put it back together?
If you’re thirty-year-old Cooper Gosling, you’d go to the South Pole. For a year. Seriously.
Gosling is the central character in Ashley Shelby’s debut novel, South Pole Station, a wry, compelling story of relationships, art, science, climate change, and life at the bottom of the earth.
You can read my full review at EcoLit Books.
In dog news, Megan Leavey hits theaters July 9. The film is the true story of a Marine colonel and her military combat dog, a handsome and vicious German shepherd named Rex. The reviews I read are mostly good, with the strongest coming from Peter Travers in Rolling Stone. One commonality among the reviews: Tissues are a must.
You sort of get that idea from the trailer.
Jacki Skole is an award-winning journalist, author and adjunct professor of communication. A graduate of the University of Michigan and Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism, she spent a decade as a writer and producer at CNN before turning to teaching. Jacki launched WRITE Now to assist students in writing the college application essays that will chart their future. Read More...