2015 spring gonick 300x225Our Library

Visitors find that one of the most striking features of the Mesa Refuge is the library lining the north wall of the Gathering Room filled with hundreds of books written by Mesa Refuge authors.

Featured Books Written by Mesa Authors

Written by Mesa Authors

A Field Guide to Conservation Finance
Story Clark
Aldo Leopold
Curt Meine
Animals and Plants of the Ancient Maya
Victoria Schlesinger
Arctic Refuge
Carolyn Servid
Bad Mother
Ayelet Waldman
Beyond the Messy Truth: How We Came Apart, How We Come Together
Van Jones
Boiling Point
Ross Gelbspan
Braiding Sweetgrass
Robin Kimmerer
Brand Name Bullies
David Bollier
Buddhist Economics: An Enlightened Approach to the Dismal Science
Clair Brown
Canaries on the Rim
Chip Ward
Carbon Shock
Mark Schapiro
Cartoon History of the Universe (vol. 3)
Larry Gonick
Choosing Simplicity
Linda Breen Pierce
Communities Without Borders
David Bacon
Barry Lynn
Daring Democracy: Igniting Power, Meaning, and Connection for the America We Want
Frances Moore Lappe
Dead Heat
Tom Athanasiou
Deep Design
Dave Wann
Deeply Rooted
Lisa Hamilton
Diet for a Dead Planet
Christopher Cook
Divorce Your Car!
Katie Alvord
Dreaming the Biosphere
Rebecca Reider
Earth Odyssey
Mark Hertsgaard
Emotional Currency
Kate Levinson
Farewell Promised Land
Grey Brechin
Fools Rush In
Bill Carter
Forward Drive
Jim Motavalli
Fugitive Faith
Benjamin Webb
Full Moon Feast
Jessica Prentice
Girls & Sex: Navigating the Complicated New Landscape
Peggy Orenstein
Grand Obsession
Perri Knize
Hope in the Dark
Rebecca Solnit
Hope’s Edge
Frances Moore and Anna Lappé
How East New York Became a Ghetto
Walter Thabit
I Am Not I
Jacob Needleman
In Search of Human Nature
Mary Clark
Kitchen Literacy
Ann Vileisis
Knocking on Heaven’s Door
Katy Butler
Lake Effect
Nancy Nichols
Terry Tempest Williams
Living With The Genie
Chris Desser
Loyal to the Sky
Marina Handler
Meant to be Wild
Jan de Blieu
Money and Debt: The Solution
Thomas Greco
Money and Faith: The Search for Enough
Michael Schut
More: Population, Nature and What Women Want
Robert Engleman
Oil on the Brain
Lisa Margonelli
Omnivore’s Dilemma, Food Rules
Michael Pollan
On Good Land
Michael Abelman
One Degree West
Julene Bair
Our Common Wealth
Jonathan Rowe
Our Stolen Future
Dianne Dumanoski
Pilgrim’s Wilderness
Tom Kizzia
Pro-Voice: How to Keep Listening when the World Wants a Fight
Aspen Baker
Robert Frenay
Raising Dough
Elizabeth U
Reinventing Electric Utilities
Peter Asmus
Rock, Water, Wild
Nancy Lord
Rogue Diamonds
Ellen Bielawski
Sacred Sea: A Journey to Lake Baikal
Peter Thomson
Secrets: A Memoir of Vietnam and the Pentagon Papers
Daniel Ellsberg
Slow Money
Woody Tasch
Social Security: The Phony Crisis
Dean Baker
Ten Landscapes
Topher Delaney
Tending the Wild
Kat Anderson
The $800 Million Pill
Merrill Goozner
The American Way of Poverty
Sasha Abramsky
The Black Women’s Health Book
Evelyn White
The Capitalism Papers
Jerry Mander
The Crusades of Cesar Chavez
Miriam Pawel
The Daddy Shift
Jeremy Adam Smith
The Divine Right of Capital
Marjorie Kelly
The Earth, the City, and the Hidden Narrative of Race
Carl Anthony
The Edge of the Civilized World
Alison Hawthorne Deming
The Essential Crazy Wisdom
Wes Nisker
The Etiquette of Illness
Susan Halpern
The Evolution of U.S. Finance
Jane D'Arista
The Far Away Brothers: Two Young Migrants and the Making of An American Life
Lauren Markham
The Flickering Mind
Todd Oppenheimer
The Golden Shore
David Helvaarg
The Green Collar Economy
Van Jones
The Haida Gwaii Lesson: A Strategic Playbook for Indigenous Sovereignty
Mark Dowie
The Height and Depth of Everything
Katherine Haake
The Lemon Tree
Sandy Tolan
The Moral Measure of our Economy
Chuck Collins
The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes Us Happier, Healthier, and More Creative
Florence Williams
The Next Progressive Era
Ray Boshara
The Ownership Solution
Jeff Gates
The People’s Pension: The Struggle to Defend Social Security Since Reagan
Eric Laursen
The Ragged Edge of the World
Eugene Linden
The Return of the Wolf to Yellowstone
Thomas Mc Namee
The Size of the World
Jeff Greenwald
The Soul of Money
Lynne Twist
The Soul of Soil
Grace Gershuny
The Unconquered
Scott Wallace
Things Seen and Unseen
Nora Gallagher
This Is Getting Old
Susan Moon
This Organic Life
Joan Gussow
Tinkering With Eden
Kim Todd
Trace: Memory, History, Race, and the American Landscape
Trans Fats
Judith Shaw
Amy Irvine
Uncertain Peril
Claire Cummings
Unreal City
Judith Nies
Upton Sinclair’s California
Lauren Coodley
Tom Zoellner
Urban Economics and Land Use in America
Alan Rabinowitz
Vegan Soul Kitchen
Bryant Terry
Walking Nature Home
Susan Tweit
War Made Easy
Norman Soloman
Water Follies
Robert Glennon
Web of Water
Maya Khosla
Weighing In
Julie Guthman
What Is God?
Jacob Needleman
What Kids Really Want That Money Can’t Buy
Betsy Taylor
Wherever There’s a Fight: How Runaway Slaves, Suffragists, Immigrants, Strikers, and Poets Shaped Civil Liberties in California
Elaine Elinson
Who Owns the Sky?
Peter Barnes
Whose Freedom?
George Lakoff
Why Is This Job Killing Me?
John Kachuba
Wild Comfort: The Solace of Nature
Kathleen Dean Moore
Wild in the City
Mike Houck