Bruce Barcott is the author of The Last Flight of the Scarlet Macaw, named one of the best books of 2008 by Library Journal. His previous book, The Measure of a Mountain: Beauty and Terror on Mount Rainier, was a recipient of the Washington State Governor’s Award and was recently re-issued in a tenth anniversay edition. Barcott is an environmental journalist whose articles on humans and wildlife appear in Outside Magazine, National Geographic, The New York Times Magazine, and other publications.
National Geographic sent City Arts contributor Bruce Barcott to write a story on the BP oil spill. He sends this heartfelt e-mail from New Orleans: You caught me at a good time. Cleaned (decommed, they call it down here) and coffee’d. What’s it...
City Arts contributor Bruce Barcott, covering the BP Gulf spill for National Geographic, sends a heartfelt e-mail from the belly of the oily beast. (Read this story now in our Seattle Edition.)
At SAM, a lush gallery space bears the name of a WaMu bad guy. What’s a museum to do? My daughter and I were strolling through the Seattle Art Museum recently, enjoying the treasures in the museum’s still-feels-new expansion wing, when I turned a...