I'll be at Prairie Lights, one of the country's premiere independent book stores, this Monday evening to read, talk, and sign copies of Deadly Kingdom. If you're anywhere near Iowa City, come see me.
October 18, 2010 - 7:00pm
Gordon Grice will read from his new book, Deadly Kingdom. In this elegantly illustrated, often funny compendium of animal predation, Grice, hailed by Michael Pollan as “a fresh, strange, and wonderful new voice in American nature writing,” presents findings that are by turns surprising, humorous, and horrifying. Personally obsessed by both the menace and beauty of animals since he was six years old and a deadly cougar wandered onto his family’s farm, Gordon Grice now reaps a lifetime of study in this unique survey. Deadly Kingdom is both a good read and a great resource. Gordon Grice has written for The New Yorker, Harper’s, Discover, Granta and other magazines. His first book, The Red Hourglass, was named one of the Best Books of the Year by the Los Angeles Times and the New York Public Library. His work has been anthologized in The Best American Essays.