This Alaska books roundup, the Empire's fourth annual, highlights books written by or focusing on Alaska and Alaskans. It is limited to books published in the past year, and is not intended to be exhaustive.
Scholar John Enrico has compiled the first comprehensive Haida dictionary, the fruit of years of living among the last generation of people who spoke the language regularly at home.
...nonfiction writing workshops as well as classes in nature and memoir writing in Alaska since then. Lord's new essay collection and memoir, "Rock, Water, Wild: An Alaskan Life," is forth-coming from University of Nebraska Press in 2009.
Shungnak, Alaska: Two boys returning home from rabbit hunting on a midwinter day - one of 36 photos in `Authentic Alaska: Voices of its Native Writers.
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