ABAA-member Ken Sanders, owner of Ken Sanders Rare Books in Salt Lake City, has announced an exciting new tactic in the battle to keep his famous bookstore afloat. After offering "investment" gift certificates during the early days of the pandemic, and then launching a successful GoFundMe campaign, Sanders has now partnered with a local brewery to create small-batch beers in commemorative cans cel... [more]
Blog Posts tagged "edward abbey"
With the 50th anniversary of Desert Solitaire upon us, Back of Beyond Books has launched a unique publishing program to both honor the importance of Edward Abbey's book and continue the discussion surrounding Desert Solitaire. This November, Back of Beyond in partnership with Torrey House Press will publish Desert Cabal: a New Season in the Wilderness by Amy Irvine. In Desert Cabal, Amy Irvine adm... [more]
In 1985, producer and director Ned Judge was asked to film Edward Abbey in Arches National Park, where Abbey had worked for two years in the 1950s as a seasonal ranger. The piece never aired, but Judge was kind enough to recently post the film essay and the story behind it on Vimeo. Both are included below. Ned Judge wrote: An eight minute film essay that I co-produced and directed with Ed Abbey i... [more]
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