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  • June 8, 2017
  • by Jacki Skole
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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.

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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.

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